Yesterday the president retweeted and affirmed a suggestion that podcast host Joe Rogan moderate a presidential debate. “First of all, I’d want no one else in the room– just the three of us– and you’d have to stream it live so no one could edit it, and I’d want them in there for four hours,” Rogan said.
Rogan invited the candidates to “come here in Austin, sit down and have a debate” saying that he would “100 percent do it” but expressed concern that he didn’t think “Biden can handle it.”
This is an excellent development and we all should hope it actually happens.
Joe Rogan’s haters at places like The Atlantic might think of themselves as the arbiters of who gets to be considered respectable media, all while making the case for impeachment, reparations, and trucking in every anti-Trump conspiracy you can find. But the truth is that Rogan is a far more dominant presence than anyone in