ABC News: George Soros a “free-market capitalist”

posted at 2:30 pm on November 2, 2009 by Ed Morrissey

Sometimes, you have to wonder whether reporters actually pay attention to people they cover in the media.  One of the chief funders of the progressive wing in American politics, currency speculator extraordinaire George Soros, may make his money in the free market — but the entire thrust of his politics has been towards statism.  Soros, after all, pledged $5 million to the single-payer advocate group HCAN earlier this year, which would eliminate the free market in health care that currently exists in the US.  It hardly comes as a surprise that Soros also wants more state control over energy production and commodities trading, but ABC News reports Soros’ support for caps on energy-commodity trading as some sort of crossover endorsement:

Commodities investing among institutions looking to diversify their huge portfolios became increasingly popular around the start of this past decade. Even some free market capitalists, such as George Soros, say this was a chief reason for booming commodities prices over the last ten years.

Soros has hardly been a Milton Friedman free-market capitalist.  He has pushed for increasing government control over products, services, and commodities.  Having George Soros back increased government control of commodities trading is about as surprising as learning that water is wet.

Beyond that, though, the policy of imposing caps and limitations on commodities trading in energy futures has a long and inglorious history.  Like most of the economic debacles in the US, we already tried this in the 1970s, to bad results:

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will soon announce an official proposal to curb speculation through new rules called Position Limits, caps on how big a bet any given Wall Street player can make in the energy futures markets. The proposal could come in the next few weeks, several senior industry members told ABC News.

If such new rules are eventually adopted, they could either keep energy prices in check, or unintentionally drive them up, depending on whose opinion you ask. That includes both prices at the pump and prices for home heating oil. …

“Large pools of money that want to invest in commodities are going to find a way to do so, no matter what the rules are,” he said. “Russia, China, the Middle East, all or any of those countries could use this as an opportunity to take control of oil trading which has been centered in New York. Putting limits on how much speculation any given market participant can engage in will only, I’m afraid, drive prices higher and create less transparency.”

That’s because, [Phil Flynn, a widely followed energy analyst at PFG Best Research in Chicago] argues, regulations in the U.S. could send speculators to overseas markets that put no limits on how large a position a paper trader can take. He says something like that happened in the 1970s, when the Nixon administration imposed price caps on oil after the OPEC embargo. Producers, viewing oil prices as artificially low, held back supply because they weren’t getting a fair price, in turn leading to shortages, gas rationing and long lines at the pump, Flynn said.

When Reagan took office, he dismantled the overgrowth in regulation that strangled oil production.  Since that time, we have not had to deal with gas lines and rationing, since the price-supply relationship returned to rationality.  The Obama administration, which views free-market economics as a hostile foreign language even in the best of times, proposes a return to the system that produced shortages and economic disruption.

As Flynn explains in ABC’s piece, speculation exists to help consumers hedge against price shocks in the market.  It forces producers to consider their output and helps to balance some of the cartel behavior already found in OPEC.  Pushing the market overseas will give OPEC more power to dictate to consumers, not less, and make the US more vulnerable and dependent on its trading partners than ever before.

Some people might like that idea as a way to force the US into higher energy costs for other agendas, especially the global-warming activists, as well as those who would like to see the US become less of an economic leader for the free world.  That would include George Soros, too.


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If George Soros is a capitalist, I am a centaur.

rockmom on November 2, 2009 at 2:31 PM

Kinda like the People’s Democratic Republic of North Korea or the old German Democratic Republic.

Call it one thing while it’s the exact opposite but that doesn’t sell very well….

JoeinTX on November 2, 2009 at 2:33 PM

Sure, he wants to be a free market capitalist but he wants everyone ELSE to have the living crap regulated out of them to allow more \”free market\” for him.

crosspatch on November 2, 2009 at 2:33 PM

Ed, that picture is absolutely perfect!!

cmsinaz on November 2, 2009 at 2:33 PM

Very very scary picture.

Cindy Munford on November 2, 2009 at 2:34 PM

The picture looks like Rodney Dangerfield’s demented, evil, socialist brother.

Dukehoopsfan on November 2, 2009 at 2:34 PM

Soros is the prime mover of the corruption of the Democrat party, lately. He wants to fund those politicians who would repay him with beneficial regulations or contracts, so that he can enrich himself further at our expense. It’s time to bring Soros back down to earth with a forensic investigation of his finances.

BottomLine5 on November 2, 2009 at 2:34 PM

Stalin was a capitalist

faraway on November 2, 2009 at 2:34 PM

You mean former SS-intern and convicted felon George Soros?
Seriously–these facts should be employed everytime the former Holocaust enabler is mentioned.

PimFortuynsGhost on November 2, 2009 at 2:35 PM

How old is Satan, I mean Soros?

txag92 on November 2, 2009 at 2:36 PM

Free market to the extent he wants to make money on something. Not for anyone else. Classic oligarch in waiting.

Harry Schell on November 2, 2009 at 2:36 PM

Just before all his wishes come true he will short himself in the stock and commodity market. I think that is the term.

rlwo2008 on November 2, 2009 at 2:36 PM

People like Soros will always insure that the rules do not apply to them. To them, that’s the “free” market.

GarandFan on November 2, 2009 at 2:38 PM

If George Soros is a capitalist, I am a centaur.

rockmom on November 2, 2009 at 2:31 PM

I’m still laughing over this. :)

Shiny_Tiara on November 2, 2009 at 2:38 PM

George Soros got rich destroying economies. Now he’s turned his lecherous eye towards USA. And his puppet Obama is opening the national piggy bank for the Dr. Evil look-a-like.

chicagojedi on November 2, 2009 at 2:38 PM

Words, they are just words…the new school of journalism. Accuracy, knowledge means nothing, the words have to form “poetic” sentences. They have to reflect what the writer “feels” and believes.
The accuracy is not a consideration, since most of who reads can barely get past the headlines…they are just a bunch of words.
The writers have absolutely no standards, no one to hold them accountable. To them a critique means some one is reading it, and they are only concerned with the number of eyes.

right2bright on November 2, 2009 at 2:38 PM

Soros is a vulture. Period.

old trooper2 on November 2, 2009 at 2:39 PM

If such new rules are eventually adopted, they could either keep energy prices in check, or unintentionally drive them up

FTFBO

cntrlfrk on November 2, 2009 at 2:39 PM

Even some free market capitalists, such as George Soros

Soros’ main mission in life is to spread the word that free-market capitalism is flawed. He loves to rattle on about how the “efficient market hypothesis” is a poorly woven myth and that only strong government control of everything will work.

I wouldn’t be surprised if Soros didn’t sue ABC for defamation in calling him such a “dirty name” as a free-market capitalist.

Of course, the efficient market hypothesis is not a perfect representation of reality, the same way that two-dimensional lines don’t actually exist in reality … the same way that no mathematical models actually exist in reality … but we are still able to do everything we do because we use those mathematical models to approximate reality and make accurate predictions about what does occur.

progressoverpeace on November 2, 2009 at 2:41 PM

Yeah and I’m a Superbowl MVP.

Elastic Jordan on November 2, 2009 at 2:41 PM

I try not to think about George Soros, except to remind myself that he is old and not long for this world. He is such an evil man. An evil man with lots and lots of money. I don’t think he’s even a dedicated lefty. I just think he’s a sociopath who enjoys using his money to screw with nations, and the left is a more willing participant in his dirty works. Pure evil. I cringe every time I see a picture of him. Honestly, it’s like looking at the devil himself…

Rational Thought on November 2, 2009 at 2:43 PM

Soros is actually insane, but he is a rich nut so a lot of people will still do what he wants Including Obama.

MikeA on November 2, 2009 at 2:43 PM

You mean former SS-intern and convicted felon George Soros?
Seriously–these facts should be employed everytime the former Holocaust enabler is mentioned.

PimFortuynsGhost on November 2, 2009 at 2:35 PM

Dude. He was 13 when the Nazi took control of Hungary. He worked for the Jewish Council for less than two days and his father took pains to hide Soros’s Jewish ancestry so he wouldn’t be sent to a camp.

Fair game on Pope Benny (who spent more time in Hitler Youth than Soros did working with the Jewish Council) if we are going to be douchy enough to bring this up all the time.

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 2:43 PM

If George Soros is a capitalist, I am a centaur.

rockmom on November 2, 2009 at 2:31 PM

You have managed to put all kinds of Baaaaaaaad images in my head. Gonna take more than one beer to make them go away.

LincolntheHun on November 2, 2009 at 2:44 PM

LMAO.
Seriously where did ya’ll find that photo.

Amadeus on November 2, 2009 at 2:44 PM

He’s Anti-America. That’s all one needs to know.

marklmail on November 2, 2009 at 2:45 PM

Orwellian.

mountainmanbob on November 2, 2009 at 2:45 PM

The reporter who launched this characterization should be sent to the woodshed for false reporting.

It is about as close as calling Harry Reid a bible belt Republican.

CommentGuy on November 2, 2009 at 2:46 PM

I am not surprised that the morons over at ABC know nothing about SOros, but I would have thought they could use an internet search engine …

From an article, Soros: Efficient Market Theory Bunk:

“The ideologists of free markets are still in command, and I think that they’ll be very difficult to remove because they have tenure,” Soros told the Financial Times.

“There’s been a pretty widespread recognition by professionals that something is fundamentally wrong in the prevailing doctrine about financial markets, that you need a new understanding that this whole idea of efficient market hypothesis.”

Soros has been spouting this drivel for years and is very proud of being anti-free market. ABC has really hit a new low with this idiocy. Unreal.

progressoverpeace on November 2, 2009 at 2:46 PM

George Soros, may make his money in the free market — but the entire thrust of his politics has been towards statism.

Indeed, “free market” for him and his, to exploit the rest of us. He is one of the most dangerous men alive.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2009 at 2:48 PM

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 2:43 PM

Yet he says he has no regrets at all for the time he spent aiding the Nazis (the 90 Minutes interview with Croft). Sorry, but I have no problem harping on this point. If the left is going to take his money, they need to answer for who gives it to them.

I couldn’t care less about Pope Benny, but he does state rather conclusively that he regrets his time in the Hitler Youth. And he didn’t help round up Jews, confiscate their valuables, and send them to camps.

PimFortuynsGhost on November 2, 2009 at 2:49 PM

DNC hack George Stephanopoulous would shout “The plane boss, The plane” at the beginning of every This Week episode if George Soros told / paid him to do so.

viking01 on November 2, 2009 at 2:50 PM

Wasn’t he in a James Bond movie?

Fuquay Steve on November 2, 2009 at 2:50 PM

How evil is a guy that funds subversive political enterpirses to sink an economy, just to profit from the imbalances therein? Soros is the devil.

Theworldisnotenough on November 2, 2009 at 2:50 PM

Soros does kind of personify the image of the capitalist that many ‘progressives’ have. Greedy, self-serving, who cares if his actions are destructive if it benefits him and screw everyone else.

Monica on November 2, 2009 at 2:50 PM

Soros is a capitalist like John Gotti was a principled union leader.

Good Lt on November 2, 2009 at 2:51 PM

Geesh – The man has more money than God, yet he can\’t get a decent haircut? Hey George! Take 20 bucks out of your fat wallet and run, don\’t walk, to a SuperCuts or something!

Intrepid on November 2, 2009 at 2:52 PM

Well, well, well…look who’s back. It’s “Rev” J.J. Wright! He’s a Marxist! Who knew?!!? (Not Barry, of course!)

SouthernGent on November 2, 2009 at 2:53 PM

Those fun-loving Capitalist-Communists.

Next, they’ll label him pro-American.

And, a martian.

The latter is closer to the truth than the former two.

NoDonkey on November 2, 2009 at 2:53 PM

I couldn’t care less about Pope Benny, but he does state rather conclusively that he regrets his time in the Hitler Youth. And he didn’t help round up Jews, confiscate their valuables, and send them to camps.

PimFortuynsGhost on November 2, 2009 at 2:49 PM

He delivered the papers along with a warning from his father that anybody on that list would be deported to a camp. That’s not the same as what you portray here. Nor is working at an agriculture department. It smacks of twisting events to magnify evil when he’s done plenty of other things wrong. And it’s douchy.

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 2:53 PM

I’m Batman!

thomasaur on November 2, 2009 at 2:54 PM

Intrepid on November 2, 2009 at 2:52 PM

Look at Trump, he looks like there’s roadkill opossum on his head.

I guess when you’re a billionaire, you don’t care if people snicker behind your back.

NoDonkey on November 2, 2009 at 2:54 PM

I gotta wonder just how little about economics the reporter understands. I suspect the heart of the matter is that he/she/it simply doesn’t understand the concepts.

highhopes on November 2, 2009 at 2:56 PM

this is not Pookie

cmsinaz on November 2, 2009 at 2:56 PM

Look at Trump, he looks like there’s roadkill opossum on his head.

I keep hoping someone will find a video of the Donald walking outside on a windy day and suddenly, PING! Up goes his wacky combover like the hoisting of a mainsail.

Intrepid on November 2, 2009 at 2:57 PM

OMG did Rodney come back from the dead?

upinak on November 2, 2009 at 2:58 PM

rockmom on November 2, 2009 at 2:31 PM

A-Rod? That you?

(I kid).

cs89 on November 2, 2009 at 2:58 PM

If George Soros is a capitalist, I am a centaur.

rockmom on November 2, 2009 at 2:31 PM

Hmmmm…
Well, the guy does make a living moving capital around, so that might make him a ‘c’apitalist. On the other hand, his socialist tendencies mean that he is no ‘C’apitalist.

Count to 10 on November 2, 2009 at 3:00 PM

Who knew a Nazi-collaborating, Jew hating Obama apparatchik could be a Free market anything.

mmmm……mmmm….mmmmmmm

ihasurnominashun on November 2, 2009 at 3:01 PM

That moonbat is about as much for the free market as Fidel Castro was for freedom of the press.

Dark-Star on November 2, 2009 at 3:01 PM

He delivered the papers along with a warning from his father that anybody on that list would be deported to a camp. That’s not the same as what you portray here. Nor is working at an agriculture department. It smacks of twisting events to magnify evil when he’s done plenty of other things wrong. And it’s douchy.

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 2:53 PM

Please stop apologizing and lying about the crimes Soros committed. Age is not an excuse for a lack of morality.

tetriskid on November 2, 2009 at 3:03 PM

He delivered the papers along with a warning from his father that anybody on that list would be deported to a camp. That’s not the same as what you portray here. Nor is working at an agriculture department. It smacks of twisting events to magnify evil when he’s done plenty of other things wrong. And it’s douchy.

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 2:53 PM

No, he’s soulless and evil.

And it’s quite obvious who is being “douchy”.

Puddleglum on November 2, 2009 at 3:05 PM

Of course, ABC also describes George Stephanopoulos as a “journalist”.

Del Dolemonte on November 2, 2009 at 3:05 PM

Well, well, well…look who’s back. It’s “Rev” J.J. Wright! He’s a Marxist! Who knew?!!? (Not Barry, of course!)

SouthernGent on November 2, 2009 at 2:53 PM

Barry’s buddy came out of hiding. Perhaps he is going to help Hillary

flyoverboy on November 2, 2009 at 3:05 PM

tetriskid on November 2, 2009 at 3:03 PM

Puddleglum on November 2, 2009 at 3:05 PM

Ok then. You’re right. I’m the douche that’s saying a 13 year old should be held responsible for not stopping the mass deportation of a community he was part of. How dare a child hide from that and participate in collecting goods after people were dead and gone. By saying that you can and should attack him on all manner of other things while treading lightly here and taking care not to distort I’m obviously a holocaust apologist.

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 3:09 PM

The Obama administration, which views free-market economics as a hostile foreign language even in the best of times, proposes a return to the system that produced shortages and economic disruption.

Hence, it’s time to stockpile.

redwhiteblue on November 2, 2009 at 3:11 PM

ABC News, All the News That’s Fit to Purchase. Now with the Obama Seal Of Approval!!!!

Phil-351 on November 2, 2009 at 3:13 PM

Soros has been spouting this drivel for years and is very proud of being anti-free market.

progressoverpeace on November 2, 2009 at 2:46 PM

Partly true, but what he’s really trying to do is make America anti-free market while he himself trades and does business in the global economy, which, as among nations, is completely a free market environment.

If you’re Soros or even an international company, it is far easier to do business with a dictator than to have to mess with, say, a president and 435 people who are popularly elected and whose job, in part, is to look over his shoulder.

In other words, the dictatorial form of governing is preferred by global wheeler dealers since it’s one-stop shopping and you really only have to bribe or buy off one person, and you don’t have to worry that your transactions will be tinkered with.

As to Soros, he’s almost there with respect to the USA.

TXUS on November 2, 2009 at 3:14 PM

ABC is freaking idiot.

Even Socialism involves Capitalist. In socialism, CAPITALISM MEANS GOVERNMENT AND ITS ELITE CRONIES.

Even Socialism needs market. It’s called MONOPOLISTIC MARKET.

Socialism also have employees. Pratically all employees are UNION members.

So, in the age of Obama:

GOVERNMENT – OBAMA
CAPITALISTS – Soros (private individual), Car industries (GM, etc.), Banks (all those bailed out by Fed), …
LABOR: UNIONS
MARKET: ONLY THE NECESSITIES PRESCRIBED BY DEMOCRATS.

Yes. Soros is capitalist in a market. BUT… SOROS IS OBAMA’S CRONY IN THE MONOPOLISTIC MARKET DESIGNED BY DEMOCRATS … FOR THE DEMOCRATS.

First Market Design by Obama: OBAMACARE WT PUBLIC OPTION.

ABC missed two points:

1. Free market doesn’t apply to Soros and Obama’s policies.

2. ABC is state-run News media, a basic institution for socialism.

TheAlamos on November 2, 2009 at 3:15 PM

Even some free market capitalists, such as George Soros, say this was a chief reason for booming commodities prices over the last ten years.

Soros would know. He used it as a tactic to get his puppet elected. Why exactly did oil prices rise so fast conveniently before an election?

John Deaux on November 2, 2009 at 3:18 PM

I think Soros DOES believe in free markets. He understands perfectly that government intervention in ANY free market leads to bubbles which translates into VERY easy money for traders like himself. That’s what makes him so evil.

rock the casbah on November 2, 2009 at 3:24 PM

Speculators do not cause price swings, they dampen them.

MarkTheGreat on November 2, 2009 at 3:26 PM

Speculators do not cause price swings, they dampen them.

Soros learned that a long time ago – that’s why he started meddling into politics.

rock the casbah on November 2, 2009 at 3:28 PM

dieudonne … hmm, where have I heard that name before in the news… hmm… oh yeah, anti-semite french “comedian: dieudonne. Coincidence?

WitchDoctor on November 2, 2009 at 3:30 PM

Ok then. You’re right. I’m the douche that’s saying a 13 year old should be held responsible for not stopping the mass deportation of a community he was part of.

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 3:09 PM

The issue is not that a child participated in an evil act, it is that the child, who as an adult with an adult ability to fully comprehend the horror of what happened, does not acknowledge the act as being evil, and feels no guilt whatsoever about either the act itself or his participation in it.

Puddleglum on November 2, 2009 at 3:31 PM

dieudonne … hmm, where have I heard that name before in the news… hmm… oh yeah, anti-semite french “comedian: dieudonne. Coincidence?

WitchDoctor on November 2, 2009 at 3:30 PM

Dieudonne means “God Given” – in the sense that a family took this as a surname to acknowledge that they had been entrusted with sacred relics. Any connection with that comedian is something concocted from and existing only in your own mind.

dieudonne on November 2, 2009 at 3:37 PM

Having George Soros back increased government control of commodities trading is about as surprising as learning that water is wet.

Beyond that, though, the policy of imposing caps and limitations on commodities trading in energy futures has a long and inglorious history.

Great catch, Ed. I think a great many journalists are simply ignorant of their history. Many people who pass for intelligent nowadays believe that a weathy person by definition must support free trade and capitalism. This is not always the case. In so far as capitalism and free markets create wealth, it is in the interests of those in power to restrict wealth creation, as it is from new wealth that old wealth is most challenged. Old money loves big government.

Angry Dumbo on November 2, 2009 at 3:40 PM

George Soros born August 12, 1930 (Wikipedia)

Deathclock.com says:

Your personal day of death: Sunday, May 23, 2004
Seconds left to live: 0
I’m sorry, but your time has expired! Have a nice day.

Mary in LA on November 2, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Calling George Soros a free-market capitalist is like calling Glenn Beck a socialist.

SoulGlo on November 2, 2009 at 3:45 PM

How much money does a “close to death” Hungarian Stalinist need to hoard before he dies?

royzer on November 2, 2009 at 4:01 PM

Soros wants Odinglenutz to go wild so that he can make billions on the ensuing crash of the US$. Would you expect anything less from Soros, a Jew who helped Nazis steal the property of other Jews because if he hadn’t, “someone else would have”?

mr.blacksheep on November 2, 2009 at 4:03 PM

This one man should be isolated and ridiculed no end. Isn’t that one of the Alinsky rules. This is the man who should be the target. Without this idiot most of the left would fold up and go home. They only do what they do because they get paid to ruin the country.

petunia on November 2, 2009 at 4:18 PM

Soros is a vulture tapeworm. Period.
old trooper2 on November 2, 2009 at 2:39 PM

…with apologies to all tapeworms…

ya2daup on November 2, 2009 at 5:03 PM

Only peons and expendable idiots fight for the Proletariat with bombs and AK-47s anymore.

The real weapon is $.

Dr. ZhivBlago on November 2, 2009 at 5:06 PM

Maybe I’m showing my woeful naivete here, but this guy isn’t even a citizen, much less an American. You’d think we’d have safeguards in place to keep a man from outside the country from influencing our politics and/or funding domestic organizations and candidates here.

But I guess that’s probably just too much to ask.

Blue Eyed Soul on November 2, 2009 at 5:31 PM

The “green” energy folks would also like to have conventional energy prices increase in order to have their own products become less uncompetitive.

burt on November 2, 2009 at 6:17 PM

I had no idea that he was Festus Hagans brother. Pour him another drink Miss Kitty.

bluegrass on November 2, 2009 at 7:17 PM

I had no idea that he was Festus Hagans brother. Pour him another drink Miss Kitty.

bluegrass on November 2, 2009 at 7:17 PM

What did Festus ever do to you?

jdkchem on November 2, 2009 at 8:08 PM

I know it is not a good thing to rejoice over someone else’s misfortune. But I think I’ll drink something niiiice when this sh!tstain kicks the bucket.

Sekhmet on November 2, 2009 at 8:16 PM

We’re fighting this bastard and his SOS project here in Michigan.
He has been rattling the fundraising cup for the democrat that is running for Secretary of State. Given the fact that those who accept Soros money end up dancing at the end of his strings…If his girl wins, there goes any chance of fair elections in Michigan. It will be the ‘Al Franken’ fiasco all over again. The sooner this guy is worm chow, the better.

ZeeMI on November 2, 2009 at 8:46 PM

What the f*** is up with GD picture ??

He looks like Rodney Dangerfield coming off a Crystal meth binge !

cableguy615 on November 2, 2009 at 9:32 PM

Obama must be jibberish for ignorant. Or maybe it’s actually Russian for Communist.

Griz on November 2, 2009 at 9:33 PM

Time to charge Soros, Pelosi and others enemies of the Republic, seize their estates and sell off their assets.

Redistributive change you can believe in.

R Square on November 2, 2009 at 9:46 PM

Dude (?) is creepy.

tbear44 on November 3, 2009 at 12:21 AM

dieudonne:

Your equivocation between Soros and Benedict is crude, improper, and offensive.

Soros’ association with the Nazi regime is part of a lifelong pattern of abuse of others for his own gain, and he makes excuses for it.

Benedict’s association with the Nazi regime is not, and he does not.

These two things are NOT the same, and yet you argue they are equivalent.

Why do you do that? What are we to conclude, except that either you have terrible judgement or a terrible sense of ethics?

Merovign on November 3, 2009 at 2:41 AM

SOROS? Free market? You mean George Soros, the admitted Nazi collaborator who was the godson of the Nazi overload of Hungary, who fingered his own people for the death camps at Auschwitz at 14 years old? You mean György Schwartz who changed his name to George Soros AFTER arriving to England to escape Ukranian Jews who were hanging Nazis from trees?
You mean the SAME George Soros/György Schwartz, who has his filthy hands in nearly EVERY left-wind organization in the U.S. AND the U.N.?

nelsonknows on November 3, 2009 at 4:15 AM

Oh, riiight, and Barack Obama is not a Communist. Riiigght.

Lourdes on November 3, 2009 at 11:49 AM

The Left is at least admitting that they disdain Capitalists and Capitalism, since they’re equating a thief and Lord of the Undermining Economies — George Soros — with a Capitalist.

The Left just can’t admit that their chief drumbeater, Soros, is an evil man, what with the Left being too addicted to Soros’ stream of icky money.

Lourdes on November 3, 2009 at 11:50 AM

You mean György Schwartz who changed his name to George Soros AFTER arriving to England to escape Ukranian Jews who were hanging Nazis from trees?
You mean the SAME George Soros/György Schwartz, who has his filthy hands in nearly EVERY left-wind organization in the U.S. AND the U.N.?

nelsonknows on November 3, 2009 at 4:15 AM

Soros has much in common with Rahm Emanuel’s “transitioning” family surname.

Lourdes on November 3, 2009 at 11:52 AM

Pdf file: “THE FACTS ABOUT LIBERAL BILLIONAIRE GEORGE SOROS

About this declaration that Soros is a “Capitalist:” it’s like when the ugly, most disgusting guy in the class starts spreading rumors that he’s had his way with the righteous, nice, genuinely good lady in the class. The Left is simply further denigrating Capitalism and I’m sure that Soros thinks he’s being complimented.

Lourdes on November 3, 2009 at 11:57 AM

From the NRA:
George Soros: Anti-Gunner Who Would Remake America

Lourdes on November 3, 2009 at 12:00 PM