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‘We Look To Powerful Leaders’: Joe Rogan Explains Why He’s ‘Excited’ Elon Musk Might Buy Twitter
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 22: CEO of Tesla and Space X Elon Musk attends the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. JOE ROGAN QUESTIONS EVERYTHING -- Season:1 -- Pictured: Joe Rogan --
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On Saturday, podcast host Joe Rogan broke down why Elon Musk’s potential purchase of Twitter has him “excited,” and why society looks to “powerful leaders” like the tech billionaire for guidance.

“You have to understand, and we all do, somewhere,” Rogan said during the latest episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” before giving his thoughts on modern society and its yearning for leadership. “But, you’re alive in the middle of this experience, and it’s playing out, where no one feels comfortable, no one understands what’s happening, no one knows what life really is, no one, not a single person.”

“And yet, we’re all calling upon other people for guidance, and leadership, and support,” he remarked. “We look to powerful leaders.”

On Thursday, Musk shocked the world by offering to buy 100% of Twitter at $54.20 per share. The move was widely criticized by the Left, as some progressives warned that his purchase would prove to be a threat to democracy. Folks on the Right, and non-woke individuals including Rogan, welcomed the potential purchase for many different reasons, chief among them the possibility for more free speech on the internet.

“That’s why, me included, everyone is so excited that Elon Musk is trying to buy Twitter. We’re like, ‘Yes! The great one!’” the host explained on Saturday. “He’s the super-intelligent leader-type character that seems to have great ethics and morals, too.”

“And he seems to be like a guy that if you had a movie character, and the movie character was like this super billionaire who didn’t give a f***, but he was super f****ing smart, and he was really, genuinely working to save humanity. That’s that guy,” he observed.

On Saturday, The Daily Wire reported that Twitter has attempted to stop Musk from buying the company by adopting a so-called “poison pill” defense, yet that may not be enough to stop the richest man in the world from taking over the company.

The Daily Wire explained that a “‘poison pill’ effectively allows all shareholders, except those trying to buy out the company, to purchase newly offered shares at a discounted price. Musk would have to purchase the new shares at a higher price, which could end up being too much for him to afford, if he wanted to take over the company.”

However, Musk could potentially go in with another buyer, making it harder for the board to reject his offer at a high price. The Daily Wire flagged that the New York Post reported on Friday that Musk was speaking with other investors who may align with his vision for the company in an effort to get more financial backing so that he can take over the company.

Rogan’s comments can be seen here:

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