Today on Boston Public Radio:
Chuck Todd updated us on the latest political headlines, from former President Donald Trump shutting down his blog to his claims that he’ll be reinstated as president in August. Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director for NBC News.
Then, we asked listeners what pandemic hobbies and behaviors they’re giving up.
Andrea Cabral walked us through Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White’s termination hearing, and discussed Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema’s (D-AZ) defense of the filibuster. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and Massachusetts secretary of public safety. She’s currently the CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.
Corby Kummer discussed calls for the Massachusetts legislature to extend pandemic-era cocktails to-go and caps on delivery service commissions. He also talked about the ransomware attack against meat packer JBS. Kummer is the executive director of the Food and Society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
Andy Ihnatko talked about the new Apple iPad, and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s lawsuit against Google on claims that they deceptively and unfairly tracked users. Ihnatko is a tech writer and blogger, posting at Ihnatko.com.
We ended the show by talking with listeners about multiple airlines barring in-flight alcohol due to unruly passengers.