As a gay married man living in America, Dave spent the majority of his adult life subscribing to a certain political belief system based primarily on his immutable characteristics. Fed up with the mainstream media narrative and click-bait news, Dave decided to open up about his awakening, for all to see. He came to realize that no person or idea should be expected to join a side, but rather they should embrace their status as an individual. He now feels that the modern left has lost its way by taking political correctness and groupthink to a dangerous level, distracting from the true American dream of the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. His show The Rubin Report aims to create civil discourse with people we both agree and disagree with, and host a dialogue with others whose ideas are judged before being given the chance to be presented in an honest way. Dave is currently taping season 5 of his talk show, speaking around the world with Dr. The Rubin Report is the largest talk show about free speech and big ideas. The Rubin Report is fan funded by an audience around the world. About Dave Live Events. Join the RubinReport Community Become a part of the movement.
The right's favorite ex-lefty
Our new issue — looking at what the Bernie campaigns accomplished — is out this week. Subscribe in print today! Dave Rubin is one of the great contemporary proponents of reasoned debate and free speech, ensuring every side of the argument, from libertarianism to the alt-right, has its day in the marketplace of ideas. Rubin, as he never tires of reminding viewers, was once on a very different quadrant of the political spectrum. He got his break interning with Jon Stewart before transitioning to the progressive Young Turks network , where he got his own show, The Rubin Report , in Accounts differ, but according to Rubin he became disenchanted with the political left due to its emphasis on the victimization of group identities, hostility towards free speech, and unwillingness to engage in cordial debate with opponents.
Dave Rubin opened his mind to new ideas. Then he closed it again.
David Joshua Rubin born June 26, is an American political commentator , former comedian, YouTube personality, and talk show host. Rubin is generally described as conservative and libertarian. In , Rubin started his career in comedy doing stand-up and attending open-mics in New York City. Rubin describes himself as a classical liberal due to holding more conservative and libertarian views than most modern liberals. He has characterized progressivism as a "mental disorder". Rubin frequently appears as a speaker at events hosted by Turning Point USA , a conservative student organization. When asked in July about Trump policies he disagreed with, he criticized Trump's use of executive orders. Asked in January about what he disagreed with the right on, he stated that there was "a bit of a religious tone with the right". Critics have accused Rubin of providing a prominent platform to what they consider political extremists, such as self-described New Right figure Paul Joseph Watson , Great Replacement conspiracy theorist Lauren Southern , white nationalist Stefan Molyneux , and far right activist Tommy Robinson.
Subscriber Account active since. Business Insider. Dave Rubin , the YouTube talk show host with over a million subscribers, an audience that rivals many cable news shows, is probably best known as the " Why I Left the Left " guy. That was the title of a video he did for the conservative site PragerU, which has been viewed more than 13 million times on YouTube and which Rubin says was the original title of his new debut book, since renamed " Don't Burn This Book: Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Unreason.