Joe Rogan has been battling the ‘woke’ mob for quite some time. The first round of outrage focused on Rogan’s choice to invite two controversial scientists on the podcast. These doctors provided some questionable claims relating to the Covid-19 pandemic. In the fall out from the ‘misinformation gate’ Spotify opted to put a disclaimer on some of the podcasts – while Rogan promised to feature experts of opposing views more often. All in all it was an appropriate response – but then a group of political activists got in the way.
In one of the most recent episodes of the podcast featuring comedian Akaash Singh, Rogan addressed the controversy surrounding the campaign against him:
“You know, in a lot of ways, like, all this is a relief, because it’s like, just because of that video, it’s always been out there… It’s like, this is a political hit job.”
“And so they’re taking all this stuff that I’ve ever said that’s wrong and smoosh it all together, but it’s good because it makes me address some sh*t that I really wish wasn’t out there.” Said Rogan.
Singh then said, “You can apologize if you say some wild sh*t and we’ve also had some wild sh*t and you apologize and own that is wrong. Good for you.”
In response to that, Rogan replied:
“You should apologize if you regret something, this idea that you should never apologize, like if you regret something, I don’t think there’s anything wrong with apologizing.”
Once Rogan was in the eye of the storm – White house press secretary Jen Psaky overstepped bounds and made it clear that the White house would prefer Rogan not be afforded his 1st amendment rights.
“Our hope is that all major tech platforms, and all major news sources for that matter, be responsible and be vigilant to ensure the American people have access to accurate information on something as significant as COVID-19,” Psaki added. “That certainly includes Spotify.”
Now it looks like Rogan is firing back. During the Monday’s episode of Joe Rogan Experience Rogan shared:
“He’s [Biden] not a good example, because he’s basically a shell, you know, cognitively,” Rogan shared. “And the fact that that took a long time for people to admit. That was one of the things that people were saying that I was a Trump supporter during the election because I said I would vote for Trump before I would vote for Biden.”
“But I didn’t vote for either,” he added. “The reason why I said that was like, ‘You don’t see this? Are you guys out of your f—ing mind? You guys don’t see that this guy can’t, he can’t talk right anymore?’ Go watch videos of him from twenty years ago. He was a dummy, he said a lot of silly s—, he lied about a bunch of things, but at least he was articulate.”
Rogan shared this in discussion with Coleman Hughes. Hughes is self described as a writer, podcaster and opinion columnist who specializes in issues related to race, public policy and applied ethics. The comments start at the 99:56 minute mark.
Joe Rogan and Coleman Hughes discuss Joe Biden’s cognitive decline and his looong career of lying. pic.twitter.com/Yo4pGeQM9f
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