The Matt McNeil Show – May 31, 2022

Hour 1 segment 1: Some thoughts on the commercialization of Memorial Day. Drama for Republicans as perennial candidate and subject of numerous controversy Michelle MacDonald might run against Kim Crockett for the GOP Secretary of State nomination. Plus Jeremy Munson will run in the CD1 general election after saying he would back Brad Finstad.

Hour 1 segment 2: Why guns that are designed to kill humans should not be on the market.

Hour 1 segment 3: Could the film industry face the same type of scrutiny with assault weapons as they did when cigarettes were used as product placement advertisements during movies? And students around MN are planning a walkout to protest gun violence.

Hour 1 segment 4: The hypocrisy of Republicans when it comes to severe storm relief funding for red areas vs. blue areas.

Hour 2 segment 1: Kate Bush has a resurgence after her 1980’s song, “Running Up That Hill,” was featured on Stranger Things. Brett Johnson speaks with Patrick Coolican, editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Reformer. They talk about how some Minneapolis cops are making well into 6 figures with overtime pay, why AR15’s need to be banned and preserving murals that were made in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd.

Hour 2 segment 2: Our Democrat of the Day is Kate Luthner who is running in Senate District 32 which includes areas in the north and northeast suburbs and exurbs.

Hour 2 segment 3: The MN COVID-19 update.