Soros Spox Says Fox News Refuses To Book Him Despite Constant Attacks

Milliardär George Soros, Deutschland, Berlin, Eröffnung des Europäischen Roma Instituts für Kunst und Kultur (ERIAC) durch StM/AA Roth, 08.06.2017 (Photo by Popow/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
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Representative for George Soros Patrick Gaspard said Sunday that Fox News refuses to book Soros on its shows, despite using him as an almost-daily subject of attacks and criticism.

Fox News did not immediately respond to TPM’s request for comment.

“Fox News has had the opportunity to have us come on to rebut some of the outrageous claims being made and refuse to have us on,” Gaspard said to CNN’s Brian Stelter. “My colleagues have reached out to say ‘you had anti-Semites on Lou Dobbs’ show saying the most reprehensible things about George Soros. Let us rebut it.’ Nothing.”

The Fox Business Network recently was forced to ban a guest after an episode of Dobbs’ show during which he called the State Department “Soros-occupied” and accused Soros of somehow funding the immigrants from Central America.

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) offered a rejoinder to the backlash from the comments a few days later, saying that “it’s not anti-Semitic to criticize George Soros.” Gohmert has also floated the idea that Soros is funding the migrants on Fox News previously.

Watch Gaspard’s comments here:

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  1. Avatar for 1gg 1gg says:

    I thought Faux News was “fair and balanced”. s/

  2. Avatar for jeffs jeffs says:

    Of course not. Last thing they’d want is to put a human face on their symbol.

  3. In the old days, before Reagan, we had a ‘Fairness Doctrine’. Wasn’t a law, more of an agreement among broadcasters that if you attacked someone on-air you had to provide equal time for a defense/rebuttal.

    It applied only to broadcasts, not cable, but if we had this back, if ‘broadcasters’ HAD to allow someone they attacked to defend themselves we’d have a more civil discourse- and less Fox ‘News’.

    VOTE!

  4. Well, George, you should know that FoxNews only books the “good Jews”, like Shelly Adelson. You know, the ones that let them get away with their anti-Semitic conspiracy theories by not saying a word criticizing them.

    In honor of George Soros, - a Holocaust survivor who should not have to endure this shit and whose batshit crazy accusers should be horsewhipped - a beautiful Hebrew song by Maurice Ravel:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jt_34pDhDVY
  5. Avatar for jmacaz jmacaz says:

    Where is the Fairness Doctrine when you need it… OH yeah, in a prescient move the GOP had it repealed it in 1987

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