Stuart Varney allows Rep. Louie Gohmert to spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about George Soros on Fox Business

Stuart Varney allows Rep. Louie Gohmert to spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about George Soros on Fox Business

Gohmert: "George Soros is supposed to be Jewish, but you wouldn't know it from the damage he's inflicted on Israel and the fact that he turned on fellow Jews and helped take the property that they owned."

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UPDATE (12/6/18): Later in his show, Varney distanced himself and Fox Business from Rep. Gohmert's comments, saying, "I want to make clear those views are not shared by me, this program or anyone at Fox Business.”

From the December 6 edition of Fox Business' Varney & Co.:

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REP. LOUIE GOHMERT (R-LA): And you mentioned George Orwell's Big Brother. I've been saying for a long time now the only thing Orwell got wrong was the year, otherwise he was right on track. But look, Google has repeatedly sold their souls and that's -- your editorial is dead on right. They want the 1.2 billion or so folks in China, part of their system and they've been willing to literally sell their soul with.

You mentioned Orwell. It also reminds me of another George, George Soros. Because Google is born in a free country and then they go over and oppress others, help oppress in another country. George Soros is supposed to be Jewish, but you wouldn't know it from the damage he's inflicted on Israel and the fact that he turned on fellow Jews and helped take the property that they owned. This same kind of thing, Google coming from a free country and helping oppress, but China's been oppressing for a while, I mean, I've emailed with people --

STUART VARNEY (HOST): Well what can you do about it? What can you do? You're on the Judiciary committee, you're interviewing [Google CEO] Sundar Pichai. What can you do?

Previously

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Lou Dobbs Tonight and Fox’s standards for anti-Semitic and bigoted commentary

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