The Matt McNeil Show – May 21, 2021

Hour 1 segments 1/2: Matt McNeil starts today’s show talking about a new Goonies game which has already sold out at Target. Also Matt talks about Keith Ellison taking over prosecuting Kim Potter, the officer who killed Daunte Wright.

Hour 1 segment 3: The MN COVID-19 update. Will the US/Canadian border reopen soon? And how Republicans are wanting to cut extra unemployment benefits that were passed at the start of the pandemic.

Hour 1 segment 4: More on how employers are struggling to hire employees. Matt talks about whether the expanded unemployment benefits are to blame.

Hour 2 segment 1: Brett Johnson speaks with Dan Hopkins of 538 as they discuss turnout in local and city elections.

Hour 2 segment 2: Does the NHL incentivize (or not punish) injuring high end players in early rounds of the playoffs?

Hour 2 segment 3: Matt talks about a court case in Nisswa, MN where the mayor, Fred Heidmann, cussed at the police for making what he thought were too many traffic stops of citizens.