Skip to comments.Soros Donates $1 Million to Media Matters
Posted on 10/20/2010 11:10:27 AM PDT by abb
Media Matters, the liberal activist group that wages a rhetorical war against Fox News Channel and others in the conservative press, will announce on Wednesday the receipt of a $1 million donation from the philanthropist George Soros.
In a statement obtained by The Caucus, the organization says it plans to use the money to intensify its efforts to hold the Fox host Glenn Beck and others on the cable news channel accountable for their reporting.
Fox has transformed itself into a 24-7 G.O.P. attack machine, dividing Americans through fear-mongering and falsehoods and undermining the legitimacy of our government for partisan political ends, the group will say in the statement, to be released Wednesday afternoon.
In an accompanying statement, Mr. Soros, a billionaire who has a history of supporting liberal politicians and causes, accused Fox News hosts of incendiary rhetoric and said he hoped that his money would be used in an effort to more widely publicize the challenge Fox News poses to civil and informed discourse in our democracy.
For years, conservatives have accused Media Matters of being a front organization for Mr. Soros. In May, Mr. Beck referred to Media Matters as the left-wing George Soros-funded media machine that is now referring to me as a jihadist. In 2007, Foxs Sean Hannity called it Hillary Clintons George Soros-funded group Media Matters.
Officials at Media Matters regularly deny that they have ever taken money from Mr. Soros, who repeats that denial in Wednesdays statement, saying, I have not to date been a funder of the liberal organization. Now, he will officially be a donor, and likely a fresh target for criticism from the right.
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May the “Rich” Liberals (who claim to hate the RICH), spend all their money on such projects and we shall ignore all said propaganda and therefor let their money be wasted on the empty headed who already believe their crap.
Stay away from Media Matters unless you want you puter to come down with a virus.
Yesterday someone said they thought Soros could be the antichrist...maybe they are right.
Pouring money down a rat-hole.
Spooky Dude has a very thin skin.
He exposed Soros's history of currency manipulation and Anti-American agenda. Massive funding of Tides foundation and other leftists groups.
Glenn questions if he is now targeting the dollar.
Soros hates sunlight.
I challenge these a-holes to cite ONE example of a falsehood. Just one.
. . . . . . (crickets) . . . . . . . .
In an accompanying statement, Mr. Soros, a billionaire who has a history of supporting liberal politicians and causes,
They are not "liberal" causes by any stretch. They are LEFTIST causes. Liberal means wide open acceptance, regardless of personal responsibility. Leftism means government led authoritarian imposition of an agenda, which of course is George Soros' MO.
The New York Times, and its writers, are truly stupid bigots. They can't even tell the difference between liberal and leftist.
We will say that Rush Limbaugh also often uses this incorrectly. Glen Beck does not.
Well, the plus side is that most of it will go into the salaries and expense accounts of a bunch of stupid jerks.
I’ll be their perks include coverage for medical marijuana, AIDS treatment, transgender operations, and abortions. That stuff can be expensive.
Media Matters & George Soros = a marriage made in the sewers of the Democrat cesspool party
"Gee thanks George. We spent the last check on party favors for Barney's going away party"
So, what you’re saying is that if you ‘visit’ them, you’ll come down with the computer equivalent of what you’d get when patronizing a skanked-up, two dollar whore?
Yeah, my puter guy after analyizing my poor puter, told me to stay away. All”s well for now.
Thank Heavens you don’t have to take Tetracyaline for some sort of NSU (non specific utheritis).....been there, done that in my very younger days in Asia....
philanthropist George Soros
Or former Nazi and currency manipulator who has crashed the dollar. Take your pick.
philanthropist George Soros.
I prefer psychopath.
More foreign money trying to influence our elections.
MM takes a million bucks from a foriegn convicted criminal, but MM creeps show up on MSNBC every day to trash the US Chamber of Commerce for “taking foriegn money”?
Just another example of leftists accusing their opponents of the crimes the leftists are actually the ones committing.
Isn’t soros a foreigner?
Isn’t his money, foreign money?
Glad your behaving yourself now!
In my drunk and younger days, I didn’t think to much about things. I was invincible......alcohol and youth can pose an undue influence on a person.
I know they're bad - but that bad? Really?
“I’ve come to the conclusion that one can do a lot more about the issues I care about by changing the government than by pushing the issues.”
Interesting reading from 2003 about Soros:
Especially the part about Clintons pardon of his trading partner Rich.
Talk about foeign influence and contributions...the hyphan breathtaking.
scratch ‘hyphan’, add hypocracy.
good, fine decent people die....and yet these evil panderers go on, and on, and on...
Continue to bale the ocean with a teaspoon, Soros.
Tsunami coming, and it's aimed right at you fat Nazi a$$ and all the little bastards you've birthed into our system.
Retroactive abortion time.
“these evil panderers go on, and on, and on...”
From the looks of his latest photos, it appears Soros may be meeting the Father of Lies fairly soon.
Not to worry, as every morning Jim Quinn manages to draw all of their fire with his radio show. I bet they don’t even get ten minutes to check out what’s on Fox News.
Make him spend it all, Quinn!
“the organization says it plans to use the money to intensify its efforts to hold the Fox host Glenn Beck and others on the cable news channel accountable for their reporting. “
HA!! They OBVIOUSLY have never watched Glenn Beck.
Beck is the most honest guy in ANY media outlet. How can it be ‘attacking’ when he uses their OWN words, their OWN websites???
All he does is tell us the side of the story that those clowns DON’T want us to know about. And boy, do they get mad when he spills their beans!
Spend on, George!
They’re going to use the funds for the “Get the big money out of politics” ad blitz....
It isn’t a “donation”, he owns Media Matters. Therefore he is just pumping in some of his pocket change into another one of his America hating totalitarian supporting businesses.
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No different than the money that was thrown down the Air America rat hole. Hopefully, it will have the same net effect.