by UnHerd Staff
Thursday, 4
May 2023
Video
06:30

Robert Kennedy Jr: America needs a revolution

The 2024 outsider on Biden, Ukraine and Covid misinformation
by UnHerd Staff

For decades, as a scion of the Kennedy family and environmental litigator, Robert F. Kennedy Jr was considered an establishment hero. In recent years, however, his rhetoric against Covid lockdowns and vaccines sealed his reputation among most commentators as irresponsible and potentially dangerous. So, since he announced that he was running for president two weeks ago, challenging Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination, he has presented the establishment media with something of a conundrum. He is already polling at 20% — should he be ignored or interrogated?

UnHerd‘s Freddie Sayers invited RFK Jr. to the studio to discuss his campaign promises and get behind the controversies.


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Malcolm C
Malcolm C
1 month ago

Compared to the robotic mummified person that is Joe Biden, Kennedy would be marvellous. He’s articulate, professional and a deep thinker with the courage to debate issues with Conservative commentators rather than just slag them off as extremists or other demeaning terms. He understands that it’s important to engage with Americans who are right-leaning as well as left-leaning to get a genuine mandate to run the country for the benefit of all.

Last edited 1 month ago by Malcolm C
Bruce Edgar
Bruce Edgar
1 month ago

A marvelous interview. Mr. Sayers questions were challenging and fair, and RFK Jr’s answers were more than inspiring.
America and the world desperately need this man in our Oval Office.

Angela Weber
Angela Weber
1 month ago

The interview was very good. If you do speak with him again can you please ask him how he feels about the Southern Border Crisis, the 2nd Amendment and how he would address the crime that is out of control in liberal cities, specifically how Soros backed DAs are allowing criminals to run free.

Liam O'Mahony
Liam O'Mahony
1 month ago

Sounds head and shoulders over any other candidate for president.. but I assume he’ll be assassinated long before that…

Zaph Mann
Zaph Mann
1 month ago

Zero chance of getting the nomination though… so far each person I’ve mentioned him either hasn’t heard of him or has already picked up the narrative that he’s a anti-vacs conspiracy loony. Thanks for this interview – although I disagree with him on several aspects he comes across as more honest and informed than the other options.

Liam O'Mahony
Liam O'Mahony
1 month ago
Reply to  Zaph Mann

Please say which aspects you disagree with..

Zaph Mann
Zaph Mann
1 month ago
Reply to  Liam O'Mahony

No, I’m going to look into his ideas more thoroughly first. I would amend my comment to say ‘a few’ aspects rather than several

Bruce Edgar
Bruce Edgar
1 month ago
Reply to  Zaph Mann

The media reported incessantly about RFK Jr’s position on Covid findings and policy during the panic demic. He was selected as a sacrifical victim, one whose own well endowed research demonstrated the fallacies in the Fauci approach. We were definitely in the mood to castigate and widely condemn in those days. We became rabid in our denunciations of those who questioned masks, lock downs and all the rest. Right out of Salem, Massachusetts in the 1600’s.
Everyone knew about him then, because he failed to bow to the narrative concocted by the corporate media.
Now that he has taken this presidential step, the media has gone into blacklist mode. So, it is no wonder no one known to you has heard of him, or has an opinion other than the one that they were so expertly trained to believe in during the darkest of times.
Sooner or later, he will break through. Unless of course, all of America has lost its mind. Which may be a distinct possibility–the evidence for which, given the past decades and our recent performances, has amply confirmed.

Last edited 1 month ago by Bruce Edgar
Angela Weber
Angela Weber
1 month ago
Reply to  Bruce Edgar

Well said. And yes, everyone here in American has lost their minds. I live here and it’s insane what is going on.

Rob N
Rob N
1 month ago

As a Brit and more natural Republican he sounds great but:
1 Why didn’t FS ask the vital question: What does he think his chance, if he gets near power, of not being assassinated is?
2 Should someone who lets his wife decide who he speaks to be standing for President. Voters are voting for him not his wife!

Vicha Unkow
Vicha Unkow
27 days ago

Just a start, will pick up. Biden is brain problem also the worst president and human in our history.

Emmanuel MARTIN
Emmanuel MARTIN
1 month ago

We have already two assassinated Kennedys, going for a third one ?

Alan Gore
Alan Gore
27 days ago

Kennedy is a one-stop shop for anti-science voters. For the right, he’s anti-vaccine; to the left, he opposes nuclear power and embraces all their favorite food fads. Just the man to lead America into the Stone Age.