Fox Correspondent Corrects Own Network’s False Attack The DNC Showcases No American Flags

Fox Correspondent Corrects Own Network’s False Attack The DNC Showcases No American Flags

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Fox News correspondent Jennifer Griffin corrected her own network after Fox hosts falsely claimed that the Democratic National Convention featured no American flags in the arena.

On the July 26 edition of The Five, co-host Eric Bolling attacked the Democratic National Convention by falsely claiming that there were “no American flags” in the convention hall.  

After the commercial break, co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle reported that Fox correspondent Jennifer Griffin said “there’s a number of of American flags on stage and in the backdrop.” After being corrected on-air by her own colleague, Guilfoyle said, “we’re happy to hear it.”

The urban-legend busting website Snopes also noted that the attack was “false,” writing that right-wing media promoting the myth “cherry-picked photographs in order to make it appear that no U.S. flags” were on display.

Images of the flags throughout the convention hall were readily available from the C-SPAN feed of the convention:

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Elections
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Jennifer Griffin, Eric Bolling, Kimberly Guilfoyle
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The Five
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2016 Democratic National Convention
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