Joe Rogan dismissed calls for new gun control regulations, outraging many liberals who took action against the podcast superstar online.
Rogan dismissed calls for tighter gun restrictions while discussing the matter with scientist Lex Fridman Edition Thursday his popular podcast.
“It’s like, how do you stop it? Nobody knows how to stop that,” Rogan said.
“What’s the answer? Is the answer to take everyone’s guns out?” Rogan added. “Well, they won’t give up their guns. Only criminals will have guns. It’s not going to be a good situation.”
He went on to advance the conservative argument that an armed population was a necessary precaution against the possibility of totalitarian government.
“We see how they are, even with an armed population, they still have a tendency toward totalitarianism,” Rogan continued.
“And the more power and control you have over people, the easier it is for them to do what they do. And it’s a natural tendency when you’re a person in power to try to have more power and gain more power. And there is never an inclination to give more power back to the people. to give people more freedoms back,” he added.
“Lost liberties are rarely regained,” Rogan concluded.
Many on the left attacked Rogan on social media.
“I’m shocked, shocked I tell you Joe Rogan is saying stupid shit that isn’t based on reality.” read a popular tweet.
“Joe Rogan admits he’s an idiot, so why is anyone listening to him?” tweeted a left-wing activist band.
“Shocked, shocked that Joe Rogan has once again confronted the wisdom of Archie Bunker from 50 years ago,” he said. said Another user.
“Joe Rogan doesn’t oppose gun control because of a deep logistical thought process he’s nurtured for years. He’s against it because he knows he’s built a mostly right-wing fanbase and doesn’t want to upset them.” tweeted another critic.
Rogan hosts the world’s most popular podcast.
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