The Matt McNeil Show – September 15, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Speeding cars and bad drivers are rampant now after the empty roads of 2020. The MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 1 segment 2: Minnesota Timberwolves player Karl-Anthony Towns, who lost his Mom and family members to COVID-19, calls out those refusing vaccine.

Hour 1 segments 3/4: Jeff Stein joins for his usual Wednesday visit. Matt and Jeff discuss the California recall election and whether the results were surprising to Jeff. They also talk about why Gavin Newsom was able to beat the recall by such a wide margin and why Larry Elder was a gift to the Newsom campaign. And thoughts on the new Bob Woodward book, including the reemergence of Dan Quayle playing an important role in stopping Trump’s post election steal attempt.

Hour 2 segment 1: A giant snake in Coon Rapids! The house DFL votes to expel John Thompson from their caucus.

Hour 2 segment 2: We’re joined by criminal defense attorney Jack Rice. Matt and Jeff discuss why the Minnesota Supreme Court overturned the 3rd degree murder charge of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk Damond. They also talk about a judge again throwing out the Minneapolis police ballot question, Minnesota parents suing to require school mask mandates and more.

Hour 2 segment 3: Matt highlights the checkered history of Brian Mock, a Minnesota man who participated in the January 6 insurrection and beat up cops, among several other things.