The Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday sided with Vladimir Putin over Russia's military activity near Ukraine, saying the Russian president "just wants to keep his western borders secure."
In recent months, Russian troops and artillery have gathered in large numbers at Ukraine's borders, with officials in Kyiv and Washington warning that Moscow could be preparing an imminent invasion.
Russia has denied plans to invade and has said it was just responding to Ukrainian and NATO aggression.
NATO has expressed willingness for Ukraine to join the bloc, whereas Russia has long opposed any NATO expansion. Putin said on December 1 that he wanted "legal guarantees" from NATO that it would never expand eastward.
Fucker's an oligarch, as owner of Swanson's Foods (which also owns Stouffer frozen dinners for those who boycott him) it serves his privilege, so he'll take the opposite side of anything a Dem does. We do not serve his privilege so must be put into deep freeze. Also, he's aware that FOX will likely not survive as a Con Rag so pinning himself to the Confederate audience. They are a large enough audience to keep him eating caviar from The Kremlin as America explodes and will be applauded by them (should Confederacy win) when it's over. Oligarchs gotta stick together.