The Open Society Foundation, now run by billionaire George Soros’ son, Alex, will be hyper-focused on defeating former President Donald Trump in next year’s election should he go on to become the GOP nominee.
In an op-ed for Politico, Alex Soros argued that defeating Trump is important for the left-wing group’s ongoing work across Europe, which has focused primarily on undermining the traditional values-based democratic order on the continent.
“As someone who spends up to half their time working on the Continent and thinks former United States President Donald Trump — or at least someone with his isolationist and anti-European policies — will be the Republican nominee, I believe a MAGA-style Republican victory in next year’s U.S. presidential election could, in the end, be worse for the EU than for the U.S.,” Alex Soros wrote, in part.
“Such an outcome will imperil European unity and undermine the progress achieved on many fronts in response to the war in Ukraine,” he continued, going on to pledge financial support for efforts to oppose Trump: “We are adapting [Open Society Foundations] to be able to respond to whatever scenarios might emerge, on both sides of the Atlantic.”
Alex Soros also pledged to continue supporting its foundation in Ukraine, which helped sponsor the Orange Revolution in 2004 and the Maidan uprising in 2014.
“[T]here should be absolutely no doubt that we will continue to support our foundation in Ukraine. We are proud that the network of civil society groups it has assisted, with over $250 million since 2014, has played such an important role in Kyiv’s resilience in the face of Russia’s horrific war of aggression,” he wrote.
In the U.S., the OSF’s latest ‘project,’ so to speak, has been funding the campaigns of district attorneys in major cities run by Democrats — candidates who de-emphasize traditional law enforcement and prosecutions of many crimes and who implement “bail reform” and other measures that critics say have led to crime explosions in their cities.
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