George Soros is the busiest person on the planet, according to right wing extremists. According to people who love right wing conspiracy theories, George Soros has been hard at work pulling the strings of various organizations and marches. They blame him for a lot of things. They blame him for the Women’s March and for Black Lives Matter. They blame him for the white nationalist rally in North Carolina, wildly accusing him of setting it up in order to make people think that there are more white nationalists than there really are so that more people will support the Black Lives Matter movement. The reason people hate George Soros is that he stands by his principles and continues to donate money to the causes that he sees just. Ever since George Soros decided that he will give away billions of dollars to help the world advance, people have been demonizing him for no reason at all. Many people on the right hate him, because he has been supporting various candidates on the Democratic side of the aisle. In fact, he donated twenty seven million dollars to help the effort to stop President Bush from getting reelected, because he thought that President Bush would have a detrimental effect on the country.
The truth is that people on the right hate him because of his philanthropic donations, not just his political support for Democratic candidates. George Soros has been donating money to various causes that are pro-democracy and which promote freedom in the United States and around the world. Some of these causes are opposed by people on the right, especially by right-wing extremists. He is giving more money now than ever. In fact, he just donated 18 billion dollars to the Open Society Foundations. He will donate billions more in the years to come. People on the right wing side are getting very scared. Perhaps they do not want to see our freedom to bloom. That is sad. Breitbart, an extreme right-wing news site, realizing that the Open Society Foundations are now the second largest charitable network in the world, has called the Open Society Foundations the death star.
According to the Atlantic, this characterization, that of George Soros as the ultimate boogie man, is a result of the vast political division in our country. People on both sides of the aisle regard people on the other side as suspicious, especially if they are so called Elites, in which case they start blaming those few individuals for everything that they think is going wrong. It is a terrible path to go down, because it only leads to more division in the country. It will make it harder for people to work together.
It is important for us to unite behind people like Soros who donate money to philanthropy and support them in their efforts. George, who was born in Hungary, has donated billions of dollars in his lifetime to various charitable organizations.