Gay white conservative podcaster Dave Rubin mocked White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre for being “a Black lesbo.”
Last week, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced that she would be leaving her position in the Biden administration and that Jean-Pierre would be replacing her.
Rubin took the opportunity to call Psaki the “chief liar… who has done it more than anyone on the planet Earth.”
“She will now be replaced by Karine Jean-Pierre,” Rubin said snidely. “We know nothing about her other than the most important thing: she’s a Black lesbo, and for that she’s got the gig.”
“She’s also married,” Rubin continued, despite saying just seconds earlier that he knows nothing about her other than her identity, “to a CNN anchor.”
Jean-Pierre’s partner Suzanne Marveaux will not be covering topics related to politics, Capitol Hill, or the White House while Jean-Pierre is White House press secretary, CNN has already said.
Dave Rubin: "We know nothing about [Karine Jean-Pierre], other than the most important thing – she's a Black lesbo. And for that, she's got the gig" pic.twitter.com/jckY78ZfCN
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Longtime LGBTQ Nation readers might be surprised to hear Rubin saying that no one knows anything about Jean-Pierre despite her years in the public eye, first as a part of John Edwards’s 2004 campaign team, then in the Obama White House, and most recently as a part of the Biden-Harris campaign. She has been a prominent member of the White House communications team for the past year and a half and has led press briefings and made headlines.
Rubin is also fairly well known in LGBTQ media for his constant obsequiousness to anti-LGBTQ conservatives. In 2019, he told Donald Trump Jr. that it’s OK to call him a “f*g.”
“All I ever wanted was exact equality under the law,” Rubin said while interviewing Trump Jr. “That’s what we’ve got. Now we’re equal. You can call me whatever you want. You could call me a f*g right now and it wouldn’t mean anything to me.”
That same year, Rubin went on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show to say that the California wildfires were caused by fire departments hiring too many Black and LGBTQ people.
“The problem right now is that everything, everything, from academia to public utilities to politics, everything that goes woke, that buys into this ridiculous progressive ideology that cares about what contractors are LGBT or how many black firemen we have or white this or Asian that, everything that goes that road eventually breaks down,” Rubin said.
“Imagine if your house was on fire. Would you care what the public utility or what the fire company, what contractor they brought in, what gender or sexuality or any of those things he or she was? It’s just absolutely ridiculous,” he said even though he was the one bringing up the workers’ identities.
Last year, Rubin appeared on the far-right channel Newsmax to defend former NFL coach Jon Gruden’s use of anti-gay slurs.
“You know what, over in Europe, the word faggot’s actually for a cigarette,” another guest on the show said. Rubin did not respond to the absurd suggestion that an American football coach was misusing British slang for cigarettes as an insult for years, instead, he took the chance to call out the real villains in the story: those who oppose hate speech.
“What we are doing right now is all sort of descending into Wokist Hell together,” Rubin said. “We have all said bad things in our lives. We all have regrets. We have all done bad things.”