The rise of dangerous right wing elements in U.S. and global politics has not gone unnoticed by a wide range of individuals who are headed on the left of the political spectrum by hedge fund manager George Soros. Among the many different political donors and activists who are looking to develop a way of fighting the rising issue of right wing rhetoric is George Soros himself has described as dangerous and doing the work of ISIS in adding new members; Soros believes a powerful left wing alternative must be created to fight the alternative and extreme right wing groups and individuals who are making headway in U.S. politics. During the 2016 Presidential election process and in the days following the victory of President Donald Trump George Soros has found himself one of the leaders of the Democratic Party of the U.S. being looked to for guidance, according to Politico.
The fight against the right wing has given George Soros a renewed level of vigor for his battles with some of the most extreme right wing leaders in the world. Not only has the newly elected U.S. President found himself in the firing line of the U.S. citizen who was born in Hungary, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has also seen fit to halt some of the work being done by the Soros founded Open Society Foundations. In the 1980s, George Soros made the decision to begin a philanthropic foundation that would morph into the global Open Society Foundations operating in more than 100 countries. The hedge fund manager who made a fortune Forbes ranks at around $25 billion in 2017 by gambling on foreign currency transactions understands global politics play a key role in the financial industry and every aspect of the life of people across the world.
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It was no secret that George Soros was backing Democrat and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the first female U.S. President, and spent an estimated $25 million on her campaign and support groups. This is not the first time the Holocaust survivor has decided he must lead the fight against a regime in the U.S. he has likened to the occupying Nazi forces he lived under the rule of during the last years of World War II; during the 2004 election as a financial donor for Democrat John Kerry Soros made clear his desire to defeat the incumbent President George W. Bush. George Soros is throwing his considerable financial weight behind a group of left leaning Super PAC’s and organizations he hopes will drive the Democrat’s back to power beginning with the 2017 and 2018 state and local elections to be held across the U.S.
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