Lindsey Graham did not receive the reaction he was hoping for with his recent comments about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Vladimir Putin is waging an aggressive war there despite never being provoked. Graham made a call on national television for vigilante justice.

Senator Graham said that for the war to stop, Russian citizens needed to take matters into their own hands and assassinate Putin. Lindsey doubled down on his take on social media after the initial comment on Fox News. Graham received condemnation from both sides of the political aisle.

Another prominent figure has now spoken out against Lindsey Graham. Robert O’Neill is the Navy SEAL who famously killed terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden. Robert knows a thing or two about war and assassination. O’Neill spoke to TMZ about his thoughts on Graham’s comments.

Robert believes that as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Graham is way out of line with his comments. The Senator should instead be using backdoor channels and political connections to help with the crisis in Ukraine. O’Neill cautioned politicians against ratings grabs and political stunts in such a sensitive time.


Robert O’Neill does, like most people, believe that Vladimir Putin needs to be deposed. The Navy SEAL doesn’t think it should be done through diplomatic channels. Robert thinks the Russian people will eventually have enough and put their foot down.

Putin’s careless invasion of Ukraine has sent shockwaves throughout the world. The people of Ukraine are suffering at the whims of a madman. Robert O’Neill still thinks there is room to handle the situation without calling for assassinations.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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