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Soros, Jon Stewart and Fox

December 09, 2010   Lawrence Delevingne

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Glenn Beck's attack on Soros results in a a Daily Show smackdown.

Is George Soros a threat to America? Fox News commentator Glenn Beck thinks so, calling the left-leaning hedge fund manager a "progressive puppet master." Beck has suggested that Soros has used his fortune to engineer, among other things, currency collapses, political elections and government overthrows—drawing outrage from such diverse quarters as the Anti-Defamation League and the New Yorker. But it was the lengthy parody on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, who is noted for his Beck impersonations, that Soros seemed to enjoy the most. Soros e-mailed it to his contact list.

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