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Saturday, May 7, 2022
WND's Farah Wants To Revoke Soros' Citizenship (Again)
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Back in 2017, WorldNetDaily editor Joseph Farah advocated revoking George Soros' U.S. citizenship because then- President Donald Trump should do it if he "wants to reform election practices in the U.S. – and, frankly, make America great again," adding that "One thing I've admired about Trump is his willingness to take the fight to the opposition." In his March 23 column, Farah rehashed the idea again, asserting that his dual citizenship is "fraudulent": 

Somehow Soros mysteriously was granted dual citizenship – in 1961! I was 7 years old at the time! Presumably, he bought it, like he tries to buy everything else he wants, including the chaos he has successfully spread in our streets, our elections, our culture.

Soros is an immigrant from Hungary, yet he still maintains his citizenship there. That's something America discourages. Dual citizenship is hard to get. Yet, he has maintained it while fomenting riots in the streets and spreading anti-American ideas with his vast wealth. Now he is trying to do the same thing in Hungary that he is doing to America. Let's see who wants this guy!

He has also been convicted of securities crimes. That should be the basis for dumping his dual citizenship.

Why is a man like this permitted to use his wealth to have such profound political and cultural influence within our country?

I haven't seen anyone else ask this question, but it's long past time to have the debate.

How and why is a foreigner allowed to contribute vast sums of money into America's election process?

If the credo is going to be America First, we should really consider kicking this guy right out of the country. It should be as high a priority as keeping terrorists out.

The question has't been asked because America is not in the habit of revoking someone's citizenship over differences in political views. Farah offered no evidence to prove his claim that there was something untoward in Soros being granted dual citizenship, and he offered no evidence that revocation of citizenship has ever been applied as a punishment for securities violations.

Much of the rest of the column is copied-and-pasted from his 2017 piece.

We'll let Soros himself have the last word: "Revoking citizenship as a form of punishment is wrong and undermines the rule of law."

Posted by Terry K. at 1:40 AM EDT

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