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Joe Rogan falsely blamed forest fires in Oregon on 'left-wing' activists

Posted on AllSides September 19th, 2020
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The podcast host Joe Rogan recently echoed a debunked claim that "left-wing" activists had been arrested on suspicion of setting forest fires in Oregon.

"They've arrested people for lighting forest fires up there," Rogan said on the latest episode of "The Joe Rogan Experience" while talking about Portland, Oregon. "They've arrested left-wing people for lighting these forest fires, air-quote 'activists.' This is also something that's not being widely reported, you know, that people have actually been arrested for lighting fires up there."

A clip of Rogan's claims was posted on...

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