LISTEN: John Carlson Show, Jan28--7am hour

Two hedge funds are bowing out of their short positions on the money-losing video game retailer, GameStop, seen here in a{ } May 7, 2020 file photo Citron Research’s Andrew Left said in a video posted on YouTube that his company is going to become more judicious in shorting stocks. Melvin Capital is also exiting GameStop, with manager Gabe Plotkin telling CNBC that the hedge fund was taking a significant loss. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

7am hour -- RIP to the iconic and trailblazing comic actress Cloris Leachman who died at 94, unraveling this tremendous story of the stock market share price of Game Stop and how hedge funds have now been hit with $70 billion in losses as the stock's price has climbed from $5 a share to $300 a share in 4+ months; all of a sudden Gov. Jay Inslee is banging the drum to re-open K-12 schools, did you notice that CNN stopped showing a daily COVID death toll tally on screen after Biden was inaugurated?, who should be vaccinated first: old folks or teachers?, everything that Inslee's saying this week was equally true 4+ months ago, meanwhile school closures have hurt at-risk students the most.

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