…for Trump or Cruz? Yes, because George Soros tells me not to:
That is why, as 2016 gets underway, we must reaffirm our commitment to the principles of open society and resist the siren song of the likes of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, however hard that may be.
Why? He says we have nothing to fear but fear itself. Not exactly, but that is what he says.
Trump and Cruz offer an irrational, fear-based response to Muslim terrorism, according to Soros (he is right, but not for the right reasons). We must not let this irrationality control how we vote (I suspect Rubio or Clinton are preferred).
He also comments on the ‘existential threat’ of Muslim immigration to Europe (again, he might be right about the threat, but not for the reason he wants you to read into his statement):
This post was published at Lew Rockwell on December 31, 2015.