Twitter brutalizes Fox News host for demanding more 'free-flowing beautiful oil' from Saudi Arabia

Twitter brutalizes Fox News host for demanding more 'free-flowing beautiful oil' from Saudi Arabia
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Fox News pundit Jesse Watters complained on Friday that President Joe Biden is not doing enough to bring “free-flowing, beautiful oil” into the United States from Saudi Arabia.

The premise of Watters’ principal gripe was that Biden – much like the rest of the democratic world – holds Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally responsible for the grisly 2017 murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

The “Saudis hate Joe Biden because he called them out over the Khashoggi killing. They don’t give a damn about our president. They’re sticking it to him because they have bad blood between each other and that’s why you have to be more diplomatic with the Saudis. You can’t just leave and call them all killers,” Watters whined.

“We need oil. We need free-flowing, beautiful oil cause that makes a peaceful world and that makes a very inexpensive world,” he added, channeling the hyperbolic speaking style trademarked by his hero, former President Donald Trump (who also let MBS off the hook for Khashoggi's death).

Neither of those claims is remotely true.

According to a report published in 2021 by the Energy Information Association, only eight percent of foreign oil imported into the United States comes from Saudi Arabia.

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Khashoggi was a long-time, stalwart critic of MBS.

The Atlantic wrote on Thursday after conducting an extensive interview with the autocratic billionaire heir that "the CIA concluded that he had ordered Khashoggi’s murder, and Saudi Arabia’s own prosecutors found that it had been conducted by some of the crown prince’s closest aides. They are thought to have dismembered Khashoggi and disintegrated his corpse."

MBS denied that he was involved. “If that’s the way we did things, Khashoggi would not even be among the top 1,000 people on the list," he said.

Nevertheless, Twitter wasted no time hammering Watters with those pesky things called facts.

Others had a field day mocking Watters' unprovoked nonsense.


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