Fox News reporter Jennifer Griffin is the only adult in the room

Across Russia transparent and brazen march to war in Ukraine, The Fox News host and commentator unleashed a series of radical, overly partisan claims Aim to attack Biden for invasion or even against the blame from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

While the majority Comments do not have this content Yes unchallenged on FoxIn recent days, one of the networks last remaining be respected journalist took on the role of educating some of her fellow broadcasters for making false or completely false statements about the ongoing crisis.

Fox News national security reporter Jennifer Griffin has been a regular online presence over the past few weeks as the specter of war in Ukraine has grown exponentially. In this time, veteran journalist– who has worked for Fox News since 1999 – has covered timely and well-sourced coverage of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine amid an increasingly tense situation in Europe and beyond.

However, considering that Griffin had to provide some of these reports online during the network’s opinion programming process, it led to a situation where she had to puncture the Fox News bubble. of pre-determined right-wing narratives.

Earlier this month, with Putin setting the stage for an all-out invasion, the White House and national security adviser Jake Sullivan warned that Putin could begin a siege “any day.” In response, several Fox News stars claimed the Biden administration was actually fabricating the entire crisis to distract from the scandal fabricated by Fox. Durham recordsa confusion involving Hillary Clinton that haunts the network of coverage and is sometimes labeled as “bigger than Watergate”.

Appears on highest rated opinion board program Five last week, Griffin stood alongside co-hosts Greg Gutfeld and Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery, respectively claiming that Sullivan made the threat of an invasion to cover up for himself and his former boss Clinton. ta.

“There is something that feels very, very productive. I don’t know what it is,” Gutfeld said.

“It’s Jake Sullivan,” Kennedy interjected confidently. “And he was in yogurt deep in the Durham probe, and he was the one who said, ‘We have a lot of intelligence, an invasion is imminent.’ He said that last Friday. It’s next Friday, here we are. ”

The former MTV veejay concluded: “I don’t think Putin will invade.”

Enter Jennifer Griffin, who made it clear she wasn’t amused by her colleague’s comments.

“First of all, I need to balance the conversation I just heard,” she stated bluntly. “What we are witnessing right now is not something that has just changed in the last 24 hours.”

Griffin later added: “Every American should watch this right now and know that this is deadly serious. This is not a number Wag the Dog situation. Even mentioning the Durham probe in the same sentence as what we know, and what we can witness firsthand about the military build-up and know the capabilities of Vladimir Putin.”

Reporter’s reference to the 1997 movie Wag the Dogdepicts a fictional president fabricating a military crisis to distract from domestic scandal, was a shot apparently aimed at another Fox News host: Maria Bartiromo.

Theretofore, MAGA support server spent several days claims the Ukraine crisis is nothing more than a “plot” by the White House to distract from the “bomb” of the Durham report. (Of course, the network has completely ignored Durham’s filing over the past few days after hyping it up last week. And Durham separate yourself from the right-wing furor through his court documents.)

Days later, Griffin again offered sober analysis of the Ukraine situation to one of her propaganda colleagues, this time on Trump confidant Sean Hannity’s primetime show.

After Putin announced that he was only sending “peacekeepers” into Ukraine on Monday, Hannity kicked off his performance by blaming the impending conflict in Biden.

Griffin was once again forced to cut through the cynical partisan dogma to offer expert analysis to Hannity’s viewers.

“Sean, how we got to this point is a long story and it predates the Biden administration,” she explained. “It covers the mistakes of every US president since the breakup of the Soviet Union. Putin has been laying the groundwork for retaking Ukraine for many years.”

And after Russia’s all-out invasion of Ukraine, Griffin found himself busy fixing the Fox News recording on Thursday morning, starting with Trump’s favorite morning show. Fox & Friends.

Co-host Steve Doocy began the interview with Griffin by stating that economic sanctions against Russia “didn’t work” and wondered if the Pentagon was “disappointed” with the response. of the United States or not, especially when no U.S. military is involved.

“NATO and the US will not go to war in Ukraine, their goal is to contain this and keep this from spilling over into Ukraine. a country Article 5She replied, before addressing Doocy’s comments about the sanctions.

“You talk about how sanctions haven’t worked, I don’t know if we can say that,” Griffin continued. “In just one night, the stock market in Russia fell by half, 50%. This is just the beginning of what is being described as a ‘shock and awe’, if you will, of sanctions that Putin has not even begun to feel by oligarchs and minions. his is there. “

Hours later, Griffin once again found himself in a position to learn from a colleague the realities of the situation.

Midday anchor Harris Faulkner wondered Griffin why the US didn’t do more to deter Putin from invading. She said: “We came to a common opinion after the general told us the sanctions would not work because they were baked into the cake when the assets were put in place. “And you say, ‘We saw this coming and they saw this coming.’ I just wonder why is that still the only strategy implemented? “

“I need to watch that because what you’re saying if it’s not just sanctions, you’re talking about sending American troops to Ukraine,” Griffin replied, prompting Faulkner to protest.

“No, no, did you hear Gen. [Dana] Pittard? ” Faulkner shot back, referring to an earlier interview she did with the retired general, who “said we have other options that we can do in our NATO countries – that is one interesting conversation.”

The Fox anchor added: “Look we could be midfield Monday morning, but it’s Thursday now and try to look ahead. He said we can still do these things in permanent military base conditions. ”

For his part, Griffin patiently explained why the United States and NATO did not send troops to Ukraine’s border before Putin invaded a sovereign country.

“If you put those NATO troops in position before Putin enters Ukraine, you give him an excuse to go to Ukraine,” the reporter said. “This has been very carefully considered out of concern that Putin is looking for an excuse to continue.”

Griffin concludes: “You will now start to see more permanent NATO bases but there have been a lot of limited options at this late stage in terms of the last six months to dissuade Putin from using military force. the colossal, the colossal that he has positioned at the border. with Ukraine. ” Fox News reporter Jennifer Griffin is the only adult in the room

Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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