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George Soros  is a Hungarian-American businessman and philanthropist. As of March 2021, he had a net worth of US$8.6 billion, having donated more than $32 billion to the Open Society Foundations, of which $15 billion has already been distributed, representing 64% of his original fortune.

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31 May, 2023

Musk apologizes to Magneto for Soros comparison

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In an interview with The Babylon Bee, Musk is asked about his comments comparing Soros to the Marvel character, Magneto, while claiming Soros ‘hates humanity:

Sorry Magneto. Y’know, I shouldn’t have said that. It was unfair to Magneto.

17 May, 2023

Musk responds to Soros tweet criticism: ‘I’m a pro-semite’

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During an interview with CNBC anchor David Faber, Musk is asked about his tweets that compared Soros to Magneto, and claimed he ‘hated humanity’, which led to accusations of anti-semitism from the Anti-Defamation League. Musk says he is not an anti-semite.

This is freedom of speech — I’m allowed to say what I want…I’m like a pro-semite, if anything…

Musk also says he will continue to speak freely even if it hurts Twitter, and his other companies, financially:

You know, I’m reminded of a scene in ‘The Princess Bride,’ great movie, where [Mandy Patinkin’s character, Inigo Montoya] confronts the person who kills his father. And he says, ‘Offer me money. Offer me power. I don’t care…I’ll say what I want to say, and if the consequence of that is losing money, so be it.

16 May, 2023

Musk: Soros like Magneto, ‘hates humanity’

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After Soros sells all his Tesla stock, Musk says that Soros reminds him of the X-Men character, Magneto:

Reminds me of Magneto

When a Twitter user says that Magneto, like Soros, is a Holocaust survivor and has ‘good intentions’, Musk responds:

You assume they are good intentions. They are not. He wants to erode the very fabric of civilization. Soros hates humanity.

1 Apr, 2023

Soros sells all Tesla holdings

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Soros Fund Management, the family office of George Soros, sells its entire stake in Tesla. This includes stock as well as $35 million of convertible bonds. Soros bought the bonds in 2018 and the stock in 2022. When he purchased the latter, Tesla shares averaged $274, but at the time of sale they average just $173.

24 Mar, 2015

‘Greece is going down the drain’

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In an interview with Bloomberg Television, Soros discusses Greece’s tenuous financial situation. He says the chances are 50-50 that Greece leaves the Euro.

It’s now a lose-lose game and the best that can happen is actually muddling through. Greece is a long-festering problem that was mishandled from the beginning by all parties…You can keep on pushing it back indefinitely [making interest payments without writing down debt]. But in the meantime there will be no primary surplus because Greece is going down the drain.