How Left-Wing Billionaire George Soros Manipulated the 2016 Election

He was particularly successful topping conservative law enforcement officials around the country.

By Rachel Alexander Published on November 11, 2016

He’s “the puppet master,” Glenn Beck says. He creates what The Washington Times calls an “echo chamber” in the mainstream media. The studies and messages he manufactured were “used verbatim hundreds of times in sources ranging from The New York Times to the Philadelphia Inquirer.”

While left-wing billionaire George Soros wasn’t able to tip the presidential election to Hillary Clinton, he made a significant difference in other ways this election season.

Soros Exposed — Through Hacks

In August, the site DCLeaks released over 2,500 hacked internal documents from Soros’s organizations, primarily his Open Society Foundations. Although the mainstream media has virtually ignored the documents, a handful of conservative sites have been picking through them. J. Christian Adams of PJ Media has put together the biggest exposé.

He’s “the puppet master,” Glenn Beck says. He creates what The Washington Times calls an “echo chamber” in the mainstream media.

The leaked documents revealed not just run-of-the-mill leftwing donations, but the type of activism worthy of the title “puppet master.” For instance:

  • Soros tried to influence European elections in 2014, and is seeking to influence Malaysia’s elections in 2018.
  • He sought to influence Supreme Court justices on illegal immigration in the case U.S. v. Texas, “primarily via a sophisticated amicus briefs and media strategy.”
  • The Open Society Foundations funded opposition research on critics of radical Islam.
  • The Open Society Justice Initiative calls for international regulation of the internet, to determine “what information is taken off the Internet and what may remain.”
  • He provided $33 million to radical groups like Black Lives Matter to foment unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, and around the country.

Manipulates Media Coverage

Soros has built up a conglomerate of political and media organizations, which he uses to influence public policy and the mainstream media. The leaked documents, Adams observes, “reveal deliberate and successful efforts to manipulate media coverage of election issues in mainstream media outlets like The New York Times.”

For example, he funds organizations like the Brennan Center for Justice that claim there is no voter fraud. The idea of the “voter fraud myth” is then pushed out into the media through his own media operations, including “New America Media,” which caters to ethnic groups, and a “Media Consortium.”

In contrast, Adams notes, “Conservatives and Republicans have no opposing effort or source of funds that represents even a small fraction in opposition to level of the Soros-led manipulation contained in the leaked documents.”

Soros’s organizations include MoveOn.org, ACORN, and numerous pro-amnesty organizations. He has repeatedly referred to himself as a “god,” and wrote in his 1987 book, The Alchemy of Finance, “I admit that I have always harbored an exaggerated view of self-importance — to put it bluntly, I fancied myself as some kind of god or an economic reformer like Keynes or, even better, a scientist like Einstein.”

He amassed his fortune through risky currency trades. He was convicted in 2002 of insider trading by a French appeals court.  The Malaysian Prime Minister said in 1997 that Soros’s risky trading was partially responsible for the collapse of several Asian currencies.

Poured Over $25 Million Into the 2016 Election

Soros contributed $8 million to the super PAC associated with Hillary Clinton this past year, and $2 million to American Bridge 21st Century, a PAC that targeted Trump. He donated $3 million to a PAC called Immigrant Voters Win, which seeks to get out Hispanic voters in key swing states. During the primary, he even contributed  $488,375 to a PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, in the hopes it would prevent Trump from winning the GOP nomination.

He paid organizations to cause chaos at the Republican National Convention. He gave the left-wing activist race-related organization Color of Change $500,000 to collect signatures for a petition demanding that Coke and other sponsors withdraw their support from the convention. It worked, scaring off several corporate sponsors, and Coke only contributed $65,000, far less than the $660,000 it gave in 2012. Color of Change seeks to defund law enforcement agencies that don’t “defend black lives.”

Soros paid $500,000 to Brave New Films to create a fake petition requesting open carry at the GOP convention. He gave the ACLU $1.7 million for lawsuits that successfully gave protesters more access to Trump events.

As part of his effort to overhaul the U.S. justice system, Soros poured money into several law enforcement races around the country. He contributed a total of $9.6 million to defeat white Republican male DAs in particular, and replace them with minorities who favor a radical transformation of the justice system. He also injected money into Democratic primaries, to ensure the most radical Democrat won. He won all but two of the elections he funded.

He targeted Arizona county Sheriff Joe Arpaio due to Arpaio’s tough approach to combating illegal immigration, contributing a stunning $2.3 million to defeat him. This enabled unknown Democrat challenger Paul Penzone to win, even though he has a history of domestic violence involving his ex-wife. It is extremely rare for a Democrat to get elected to a countywide office in Maricopa County, and would almost certainly not have happened in 2016 but for Soros’ intervention.

Racism, Voting Fraud and Other Meddling

Soros funds organizations that hype up cries of racism, like Black Lives Matter, and others that claim Republicans want to disenfranchise minorities. The fear-mongering seeks to radicalize minorities, and incentivize them to work registering voters and supporting far left candidates.

Soros is the largest contributor to Democratic efforts to block election integrity laws. He committed $5 million to Voting Rights Trust, an organization which fights election integrity laws.

This election cycle, he bankrolled lawsuits challenging these laws in the swing states of Ohio, Wisconsin and North Carolina. The North Carolina law had a “strict photo-ID requirement, shaved a week off of early voting, and cut same-day registration, preregistration and out-of-precinct voting.” He successfully got it put on hold during the election. In Wisconsin, his efforts got a photo ID law reduced in scope.

Soros grants led to Oregon and California moving toward mandatory voter registration, where everyone who is on a government database is automatically put on the list of eligible voters.

At least George Soros is an equal-opportunity manipulator. The U.S. isn’t the only country he wants to change. Russia was so concerned about his influence that it banned the Soros Foundation as a “threat to national security and constitutional order.”

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  • Dean Bruckner

    I guess he saw that we have a shortage of demons here, so he brought his Eastern European demons with him to the U.S.

    • Sonnys_Mom

      They live in his head.

  • Billy Chickens

    With all that power and money, Soros’ evil dream never materialized due to the fact that God is greater than George Soros. And just think. George is old, will die soon and will stand before Almighty God in judgement. Judgement Day, George. That’s what it’s all about. Better rethink your philosophy. There’s still time up until your last breath.

  • sundayze

    George is grooming his 30-something son to take over for him. Soros holds dual citizenship in Hungaria and America, I believe. The son was born in New York. Both have foundations they operate in America. They are a cancer and need to be stopped. I’m so sick of money buying influence. We make it way too comfortable for him to live here.

    • Wayne Cook

      True…Soros has dual citizenship…not sure he’s welcome at home. He’s basically on the same level ast CAIR. Both have sponsored Terror in the past, just as Hillary and Obama did.

  • Patmos

    The funny thing is, he doesn’t realize how small he actually is. He will soon know.

  • Michael from Randolph

    Soros and his son should be ajudged as traitors and have their US citizenship revoked and never allowed in the US again.

    • SurfinUSA

      I was thinking about either hanging or the electric chair

  • Appalled

    He is a very very bitter and pathetic excuse of a human being. His unresolved revenge is something every psychiatrist should want to study. He is truly a vessel of hate filled acid. Sick how many have sold their souls to this godless demon.

  • Uncle Beal

    President Elect Trump on day one should declare George Soros an enemy of
    the state and put him before an honest AG and Justice Department on
    treason and sedition charges. And maybe ship him over to Putin for the
    coup de gras.

    • SanchoPanza

      i read somewhere yesterday that putin signed a global warrant or somthing dead o alive. i couldent verify though

  • Jim Walker

    His face looks like his name Sorrows

    • Wayne Cook

      That’s what hate does to your skin

    • Sonnys_Mom

      And his facial expression, one of toxic pride.

  • dolly

    I think Donald Trump has had some associations with spooky dude – but g.s. has the U S in his back pocket and no one says no to that guy.

    • Wayne Cook

      Dolly, prove it. I’ve been investigating that for a year, nothing showed up. Not one supermarket rag did either and they would foam at the mouth to find that Trump was in Soros pocket.

      • dolly

        I have to get to work Wayne but first what is a supermarket rag? I didn’t say that Trump was in soros’s pocket just that he has done some dealings with ‘him’ – I meant that Clinton and current prez can’t seem to say no to him and last night I researched the Vatican and how the pope sold out to george and couldn’t say ‘no’ to his money- I am still reeling from that article from ‘The Remnant’ – check it out Wayne. Have a great day!

        • Wayne Cook

          National Enquirer and the like…the stuff that sets in those “newstands” at the chekout lane, gabbing on about celeb gossip. Anyway…there isn’t a person in the country who doesn’t have direct or indirect dealing with Soros, since he has billions invested in various manufacturers, retail firms, and other stuff. Your assessment about Obama and Clinton not being able to say no to Soros is exactly the problem. Soros, from the beginning decades ago, wanted three things, to wreck the dollar, to persecute Israel, and to destroy Christianity. He developed a number of ways including charity, PAC’s, arms manufacture, and outright bribery when it suited him.

          Today, well, the last two years leading up to the election, he became more forceful, because the O admin allowed and encouraged it. Both O and Clinton are very greedy, demon possessed and wildly anti Christian in their efforts in government. All exuding that Soros input and ‘charm’.

          You are right on the Vatican too…they are greedy, and ridden with corruption within that church, much like we have with protestant denom’s here…

          So the fact that Trump has had dealings in the past, may or may not be a black mark, since both you and I have, and not known it….

          Dolly, thank you for a kind response, a cordial note, and I wish you the best!

          • SanchoPanza

            i think soros is behind the anti trump protesters i have found links to blm and this vvery agresive socialist prty. they want to take over the democrats. alot of the disfranchised bernie hillary suportes i think ate beinf used as shields. the violent one hve said soros pays them in tattoos and they are lizard people. its not good and nobady i listening. i also think they are the distraction from all the wiki leaks there is 100% proof of clinton and podesta pedophile rings and prostitution its all their the same group thats is trying to stop or change the electoral college to popular vote.

          • dolly

            Say Wayne – I have been trying to send you something but this site won’t let me post some information from ‘another website’ – soooooo – It was just some questions I had regarding Donald’s friendships with questionable people as well as his daughter with someone else’s daughter, and the owner of fox news with his 2 sons being liberals – and the article I found about Donald hob-nobbing with g s.

  • This POS needs to take a long dirt nap.

  • Rick

    Good expose’, Rachel.

  • spadestick

    Don’t ever, every quote Glenn Beck again, this unstable deceptive Clinton supporter, he’s a plant, and paid off by the Clintons

  • WakeUp

    SO … Republicans, Libertarians, and others …. SHOULD SUPPORT OVERTURNING – BY LEGISLATION – Citizens United practical impact of lots of money in politics and lots of secret money (hidden/anonymous donors lists).

    SO … Republicans, Libertarians, and others … SHOULD SUPPORT LEGISLATED LIMITS on the time frame of campaigns, the amount of money spent in campaigns, etc ….

    AND MIGHT SUPPORT funding campaigns ONLY with public monies.

    • Sonnys_Mom

      Regulate EVERYTHING!!! /sarc

    • Dale Mcginnis

      Sure, and then trump would not have been able to self fund his own campaign and we would have president Clinton as Soros wanted

      • WakeUp

        Pardon but do you read the blog you criticize?! Isn’t that the simplest respect due to your fellow Americans?

        WE SAID, clearly,
        1. getting secret money out of campaigns (to ensure public access to that information)
        2. limit the timeframe of campaigns (so that that public is not assaulted for months, and years, as we are now; which is a system made to enrich those endless talking heads on all this tv shows, all those ridiculous pollsters, highly paid political consultants, etc)
        3.have public funding of campaigns (you get ‘this amount’ and that is all that you LEGALLY get).

        VERY simple outline that will serve the American people well! Or do you not love the American people?

        • Dale Mcginnis

          Yes , I read it. Number 3, you get this money and that is all you get. Meanwhile the press under the direction of Soros unofficially supports his chosen candidate and attacks all others under the cover of “freedom of the press” and a true opposition candidate does not have the funds to get the truth out there.

  • Liz Litts

    Who’s tired of this sick attempt at intimadation? We need to mobilize the bikers, vets, and others who want to fight back and do the job that the national guard is not being allowed to do.

    • Sonnys_Mom

      Bet they turned out to vote BIGTIME!

  • Sonnys_Mom

    What does this author mean by “TOPPING law enforcement”? Sounds like she’s implying Soros is behind the murder of officers.

    • Heidi Smith

      He is.

  • Gassius Maximus

    $25 million?? Is that all? I bet is one a heck of a lot more. Just like the Clintons being worth ONLY $150 million! Right. And I have a bridge to sell you. Only been used a few million times and is in great conditon … when the wind doesn’t blow too hard.

    It is time to act like Putin did and recognize that some elements like Soros and CAIR are enemies of this country. As is the CPUSA, the Communist Party of the USA. There is freedom of speech, association and assembly but this kind of traitorous action is beyond the pale and needs to be kicked out. No more Mr. Nice Guy. We cannot afford to have this kind of subversiveness in our midst, and be supporting it with tax free status, etc.

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