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The Ideas Man
Getting HammeredDec 15, 2021
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Would a can of Vienna Sausages outlast mask mandates? CDC director Rochelle Walensky thinks so. Elon Musk joins the ranks of Mary Katharine's husband as an Ideas Man, a comedian and an MSNBC host butt heads, and California experiences a bacon shortage.


  • 00:12 - Segment: Welcome to the Show
  • 11:15 - Segment: The News You Need to Know
  • 11:22 - Covid updates: California reinstates indoor mask mandate, Philadelphia requires vaccines for indoor dining, first Omicron-variant death in the UK
  • 13:12 - CDC director Rochelle Walensky says masks are for now, not forever
  • 16:13 - Dr. Angelique Coetzee, one of the doctors who discovered Omicron,
  • 22:55 - Time magazine names Elon Musk Person of the Year
  • 29:24 - Sarah Silverman butts heads with MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid
  • 33:01 - Bacon shortage in California
  • 38:35 - Tornadoes rock Kentucky

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