Soros: Zuckerberg should not be in control of Facebook

Soros: Zuckerberg should not be in control of Facebook
George Soros (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Soros is doubling and tripling down, and more, on this suddenly urgent theme that Mark Zuckerberg is operating Facebook to benefit Trump.  There are various theories out there, few of which take into account Soros’s take-no-prisoners approach to his personal vendettas and crusades.  This has the hallmark of the patented Soros campaign to soften up a target for neutralizing or takeover.]

In an op-ed published in the New York Times titled “George Soros: Mark Zuckerberg Should Not Be in Control of Facebook,” billionaire investor George Soros discussed the social media giant Facebook and stated that he doesn’t believe the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg — who controls 53 percent of voting shares of Facebook — should be in charge of the platform.

According to Soros, Mark Zuckerberg and President Donald Trump’s interests are aligned and Trump winning re-election in 2020 would actually help Facebook. Soros writes:

At a dinner last week in Davos, Switzerland, I was asked if I thought Facebook was behaving more responsibly today than it did during the 2016 presidential election.

“Not at all,” I answered. “Facebook helped Trump to get elected and I am afraid that it will do the same in 2020.” I explained that there is a longstanding law — Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act — that protects social media platforms from legal liability for defamation and similar claims. Facebook can post deliberately misleading or false statements by candidates for public office and others, and take no responsibility for them.

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