The Matt McNeil Show – November 29, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Thanksgiving and holiday weekend recap! Then the MN COVID-19 update. Our COVID positivity rate remains above 10 percent with only a small handful of ICU beds available statewide.

Hour 1 segment 2: A closer look at the impact of long COVID. Who does long COVID usually effect, what symptoms do they continue to have and the financial impact of health care costs.

Hour 1 segment 3: The foolishness of Republicans claiming “natural immunity” is better than vaccines. And how Republicans are officially becoming an anti-vax party.

Hour 1 segment 4: A letter from a listener to Matt explaining how her Thanksgiving went awry with Trump supporting right wing relatives.

Hour 2 segment 1: Jack Rice joins Matt to start hour 2. They talk about the trial last week of the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery and the trial and jury selection of Kim Potter, who shot Daunte Wright and claimed she meant to reach for her taser instead of gun.

Hour 2 segment 2: Lauren Boebert and Ilhan have an awkward phone call today after Boebert last week made an Islamophobic “joke” to Omar.

Hour 2 segments 3/4: A CNN story about a Hastings mom (Kelsey Waits) who wanted to help her community by successfully running for school board. And then the community took aim at her 8 year old child because the child is part of the LGBTQ community.