(RightWing.org) – Liberal billionaire George Soros has spent decades trying to help Democrats win elections. And now, it’s just been discovered that he may have even more control at Facebook than anyone realized.
According to an explosive report by the Washington Examiner, it turns out that 18 out of the 20 Facebook officials tasked with fact-checking news are linked to Soros-funded organizations. The discovery comes just days after President Donald Trump called out Facebook for showing “flagrant bias” against Conservatives.
Trail Leads To Soros
Independent media site RealClearPolitics has just finished an investigation of Facebook’s fact-checking processes – and the results are horrifying.
Social media companies have faced growing criticism recently because of their power to filter the news their users get to see. In an attempt to restore their reputation, Facebook announced in May it was setting up an “independent oversight board” with the power to approve or block content posted on the site.
The board explained the move in a May 6 op-ed in the New York Times, and made sure to emphasize how diverse its members were. By having members from all around the world and all along the political spectrum, they implied, they would ensure fairness in their censorship decisions.
RealClearPolitics wasn’t willing to take Facebook’s word for it, however, and they launched an investigation into the backgrounds of the board members.
What investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson found was that out of 20 board members, no fewer than 18 were linked to activist billionaire George Soros.
The 89-year-old has invested over $32 billion in his Open Society Foundations, an umbrella group that supports hundreds of left-wing organizations around the world – and 90% of Facebook’s “independent” fact-checkers are linked to those organizations.
Trump Slams Facebook
Just this week, President Trump’s campaign blasted Facebook for what they called “flagrant bias” against the president. This time, the issue was a video of him talking about the coronavirus pandemic. Facebook deleted the video because they claim it was factually inaccurate; Trump’s campaign team strongly denies this.
The president has said repeatedly that social media sites are biased against Conservatives. Now we know who’s sitting on Facebook’s “diverse” censorship board, it looks more than ever like he was right.
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