The Matt McNeil Show – November 3, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: A recap of last night’s elections in Minneapolis and St. Paul. How was Mayor Jacob Frey able to get reelected and why did Minneapolis’s question 2 police charter amendment fail?

Hour 1 segment 2: Matt talks about problems both moderate and progressive Democrats will face in the future.

Hour 1 segments 3/4: Jeff Stein joins for his usual Wednesday visit. Matt and Jeff talk about why last night’s elections were not a bellweather, why Terry McAuliffe was a weak candidate, New Jersey’s surprisingly close election for governor, how Glenn Youngkin was able to distance himself from Trump, a successful moderate Democrat winning a write in campaign for mayor of Buffalo, NY and more.

Hour 2 segment 1: Aaron Rodgers tests positive for COVID and will miss the Packers next game. The MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 2 segment 2: Why the city of Minneapolis needs a plan for what replaces the police department should they setup another vote on changing the city’s law enforcement.

Hour 2 segment 3: Why Minnesota Republicans are likely unhappy that Minneapolis question 2 failed, since they had planned on using that as a wedge issue in 2022.

Hour 2 segment 4: Some good news for progressives, as several right wingers who ran for school boards on Critical Race Theory lost their elections.