Fox News host Jesse Watters stated Monday that the Atlantic story showing accountable U.S. customers for the continued provide chain shortages represents a wider effort by the media to deflect blame from the very Democratic leaders who bear duty for the disaster.

The piece titled “Stop Shopping” argues that Americans shopping for an excessive amount of “junk” could also be the true drawback on the middle of the provide chain disaster

The liberal journal shared the piece on Twitter, reiterating that “Supply-chain problems could be solved more quickly if affluent Americans would stop buying up things they don’t need and often don’t even really want.”

Shoppers in a Washington, D.C., suburb reacted to surging grocery prices amid supply-chain bottlenecks and rising inflation.

Shoppers in a Washington, D.C., suburb reacted to surging grocery costs amid supply-chain bottlenecks and rising inflation.
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Watters stated on “The Five” Monday that whereas he finds the media’s misguided fingerpointing upsetting, it is not shocking when you think about the political get together of the present Oval Office occupant.

“We get these types of things when Democrats are in office,” he stated. “All of a sudden, it’s our problem. The president’s problem becomes our problems so the media can shift the accountabilities to the American people.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 18: Empty shelves are seen at a Sears store on October 18, 2021 in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn borough in New York City. Sears, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2018, will close its last New York City store on November 24th after years of declining sales. Sears is one of America's oldest department stores but has struggled to compete with e-commerce. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - OCTOBER 17: Containers are seen on a container ship docked at a port in Newark of New Jersey, United States on October 17, 2021 as supply chain disruptions continue in US. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 18: Empty cabinets are seen at a Sears retailer on October 18, 2021 within the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn borough in New York City. Sears, which filed for Chapter 11 chapter safety in 2018, will shut its final New York City retailer on November twenty fourth after years of declining gross sales. Sears is certainly one of America’s oldest malls however has struggled to compete with e-commerce. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – OCTOBER 17: Containers are seen on a container ship docked at a port in Newark of New Jersey, United States on October 17, 2021 as provide chain disruptions proceed in US. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency through Getty Images)
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The Atlantic piece was in impact, telling “pampered shopaholics” to “shut up and start lowering your expectations,” Watters stated.

“This happened during the last Democratic president,” he remembered. “We would get hit with a domestic terror attack and told ‘that’s your fault…’ or we would get high gas prices and they’d say ‘you shouldn’t have bought that SUV,’ and then a Republican gets in the office and everything is his fault,” the host stated.

 Watters additional scolded mainstream shops for permitting President Biden to disregard “the problems he’s creating. 

“The American folks need him to give attention to the border and inflation,” Watters said. “He’s not doing both one and that’s why his ballot numbers are sliding so dramatically.”