Fox Hosts Defend Trump's "Fondness For Autocrats" And Praise Putin's Strength
Guilfoyle: It's More Of A Strength Model To Say Putin Will Do What It Takes To Defend His Country"
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From the September 8 edition of Fox News' The Five:
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JUAN WILLIAMS: Let me speak to you as someone who is a Republican like Stuart Stevens, who worked for Romney. He said if Barack Obama, in '08, had said, oh, you know, Putin is better than George W. Bush as a leader, he said Republicans would have said Obama, get out of the race. You're a disgrace to the American people. But, what happens last night? That's exactly what Trump says. 'Putin's a great leader. We should love Putin. He has a high popularity' and everybody, oh, fine, you guys are 'oh, that's terrific.'
GREG GUTFELD: I agree and I disagree in the sense that I think that he has a fondness for autocrats, but at the same time isn't he talking about perception of defending your country against other countries -- it's not necessarily the best comparison --
KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE: No, it's more of a strength model to say that Putin will do what it takes to defend his country.