What’s a leftist to do when even a hero like comedian-turned-political-podcast-host Jon Stewart can no longer defend the scandal-ridden Biden family or its allies in the legacy media?
With just a little under two weeks to go before Election Day, Stewart welcomed Gabriel Gatehouse, a BBC television host and journalist to his podcast, “The Problem with Jon Stewart.”
Gatehouse, to his credit, admitted that he had “ignored” the Hunter Biden laptop story when it first came out, and that wasn’t the most surprising moment of the podcast.
Of course, Gatehouse found a way to blame the right for the laptop story being suppressed. Because of course he did. But the clip below is still worth listening to.
Gatehouse said that when he first heard of the laptop, he wrote it off as just another conspiracy theory in a political environment rife with conspiracy theories.
“I don’t — I just don’t have the bandwidth for another conspiracy theory,” he said in a tired voice to the laughter of the podcast crew. “I’m not even going to touch this. This is such bulls***, right? I am literally not even going to go there.”
“And that’s what I did. I ignored it.”
You and everyone else in the mainstream media, Mr. Gatehouse. But please, continue.
“Well — big mistake,” he admitted. “It turned out, the laptop was real.
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“Facebook essentially censored the story. Twitter locked the New York Post out of its account. Fifty former national security experts and officials came out and said it was Russian disinformation,” he said, as Stewart agreed with him.
“Turned out that not only was it real, but the FBI had the bloody laptop all this time. Hadn’t really looked on it. Hadn’t figured [it] out — And then it took the establishment media in the U.S. — The New York Times and The Washington Post, let’s say, the kind of, you know, the big boys, the serious boys and girls — it took them nearly two years…