During his interview with Freedom Foundation managing editor Jeff Rhodes, Rodne tried to justify his comments by claiming that one or two of the Paris attackers were "newly arrived Syrian refugees.
In a more egregious part of the interview, Rodne laughs when Rhodes makes fun of the surname of Jamal Raad, communications director for the Washington State Democrats.
Although the podcast has been taken down from the Freedom Foundation's website, and managing editor Jeff Rhodes has not responded to an e-mail asking why, I obtained a copy of the full audio of the podcast.
Here's a transcription of that audio, when Rhodes
about a comment made by Raad:
: And there's a quote here that says, 'Jay Rodne's bigoted and Islamophobic comments are just unacceptable and someone who holds these hateful views should not hold a position of power in Olympia.' And this comes from the communications director from the [laughs], from the Washington State Democrats.
: I don't know.
And I mean, the fact that... listen, Jeff