US senator compares Freedom Convoy to Joe Rogan — Analysis
Ted Cruz said Joe Rogan and Canadian activist truckers were disliked by leftists because they can’t be controlled
Ted Cruz, a Texas senator, has launched a vicious attack on Canadian and US left-wing politicians. He accuses them of being “fake news.” “trying to silence”Actors opposed to government control and Covid mandates.
“They don’t like Joe Rogan for the same reason they don’t like the Canadian truckers – because he’s saying things that they can’t control,” Cruz told Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Thursday. Cruz also condemned White House efforts to derail him. “silence”Any views “autocrats didn’t approve.”
The senator’s comments follow an urging from the US to their Canadian counterparts on Thursday to “use federal powers”By blocking the border between Canada and Mexico, we are trying to put an end to truckers who protest the Canadian Covid mandate.
Cruz was born in Calgary (Alberta), Canada. He defended Freedom Convoy truckers’ actions, calling them “cowardly”. “powerful”This is the reflection of those who are “fed up with these petty, totalitarian government officials”This is an attempt to “control every aspect of your life.”
The US Department of Homeland Security warned on Wednesday that it could face its own domestic trucker protests around the Super Bowl or President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address.
The senator’s defense of individuals who are critical of government actions in the US and Canada comes amid ongoing controversy over Spotify hosting Joe Rogan’s podcast, despite claims he has allowed the spread of Covid misinformation on the show.
Rogan has responded by arguing that Rogan is just trying to get opinions across. “highly credentialed, very intelligent, very accomplished people”They may vary from “the mainstream narrative.”
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