In Thursday’s episode of ‘The Joe Rogan Experience,’ Joe Rogan and guest Dave Smith discussed Robert F. Kennedy Jr’s presidential campaign and tore into the DNC for its decision to cancel the Democratic primary debates.

Last week, Robert F. Kennedy Jr announced his run for President of the United States.

As news emerged that the DNC has “no plans” to sponsor primary debates, Robert F. Kennedy Jr condemned its decision.

“The DNC, at this point, has taken the official position that there will be no debate, and I think that’s unfortunate,” he said.

Popular podcast host Joe Rogan discussed the DNC’s decision on his show with stand-up comedian and political commentator Dave Smith.

Smith presented the idea that the Democratic Party is canceling the debates because they fear that Joe Biden would be torn apart during a debate with his opponents – which he would be.

“They don’t want to let RFK on a stage with Biden,” Smith said. “RFK will rip that old man up!”

Agreeing with Smith’s theory, Rogan questioned why the Democratic Party wouldn’t be latching on to Kennedy as their top candidate over Biden. The podcast host suggested that the DNC isn’t getting behind Kennedy because he won’t be as easy to control as Biden.

“It’s amazing that we’re so far gone that they’re not grasping that, they’re not latching on to that,” said Rogan. “Like, you want a Democratic president? He could be the guy.”

“But the thing is, they don’t want that,” he continued. “They want someone who adheres to the narrative one hundred percent completely. Doesn’t get off track, is in cahoots with big business and big tech, and everything else.”

Other lawmakers and political commentators – primarily Republicans – spoke out strongly against the DNC’s decision to cancel primary debates, some suggesting that it would mark the end of democracy in America.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) tweeted, “How are Democrat voters ok with this? Your own party is telling you that you have no choice and they refuse to even give you a choice. They should just go ahead and call themselves the Democrat Communist Party.”

On Tuesday, Twitter owner Elon Musk criticized the DNC for its decision and announced that his platform will fully support campaign messages from all 2024 presidential candidates.

“We will do our best to support candidates from all parties, so that the public may make the most informed choice,” wrote Musk. “Far too much back room dealing seems to be happening.”

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