George Soros defends radical prosecutors in WSJ editorial

Billionaire leftist mega-donor George Soros wrote an op-ed in the the wall street journal justifying his support for the election of radical prosecutors across the country amid rising violent crime and angry city dwellers recalling the election.

Since 2018, Soros has been responsible for electing dozens of prosecutors in major city courts, often ousting centrist Democrats. Their arrival was accompanied by spikes in violent crime and social unrest, causing an urban exodus.

In June, voters in the left-wing stronghold of San Francisco ousted hardline prosecutor Chesa Boudin in a rare recall vote. Now, Los Angeles voters are poised to hold a similar recall election to oust Soros-backed prosecutor George Gascón.

In his op-ed, Soros attempts to defend his support for what he calls “reformed” prosecutors, describing the “false choice” between “justice” (by which he means leftist “social justice”) and public safety. :

We must recognize that black people in the United States are five times more likely to be sent to prison than white people. It is an injustice that undermines our democracy.

Read the full article here.

Joel B. Pollak is editor of Breitbart News and host of Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot Sunday nights from 7-10 p.m. ET (4-7 p.m. PT). He is the author of the recent e-book Neither Free Nor Fair: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. His latest book, RED NOVEMBER, tells the story of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary from a conservative perspective. He is the winner of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.


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