Podcast host and comedian Joe Rogan tore into liberal CNN, accusing the network of becoming “left-wing propaganda” and calling its journalists “f*cking propagandists” in an episode clip posted Friday.
Rogan commented Friday on the indefinite suspension of Chris Cuomo from CNN for reportedly using his contacts in media to assist his brother, former Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in fending off sexual misconduct allegations.
“He probably didn’t think anything of it, he probably did it on instinct,” Rogan said of the text messages Chris Cuomo sent in an alleged attempt to cover up his brother’s sexual assault cases. “But yeah, he’s done. What does a guy like that do when you get fired from somewhere?”
CNN announced Saturday — a day after the airing of the podcast’s episode — that Chris Cuomo’s contract had been terminated. (RELATED: Chris Cuomo’s Show Gets More Viewers Without Him There)
“I think CNN is realizing that their ratings are dogsh*t … having these highly polarizing editorial personalities like Stelter and Don Lemon,” the podcast host told his guest, Derek, founder of the brand “More Plates More Dates.”
Rogan then lamented the apparent transformation of CNN from a source of “unbiased, professional news” that it used to be 15-20 years ago into a “left-wing network.”
“Now, I look at them, I’m like, ‘you f*cking propagandists,’ like, what are you, the right arm of Pfizer?” he added. “Like what are you doing? You know? It’s just a, I think there’s a market for real news. And it’s really hard to find that now. It’s really hard, especially outside of independent sources.”
In an Oct. 16 episode of his podcast, Rogan confronted CNN’s Dr. Sanjay for his network’s deceitful coverage of his COVID-19 treatment. Rogan decried CNN “lying” about Ivermectin being a horse dewormer, which Gupta conceded the network shouldn’t have done.