Beck Slammed for 'Horrific' Holocaust Remarks

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(Nov. 12) -- Jewish leaders have condemned Glenn Beck for comments he made on Fox News accusing billionaire philanthropist George Soros -- a Jew -- of being complicit with the Holocaust as a child in Nazi-occupied Hungary.

On three TV programs this past week, the conservative commentator has focused on Soros, a Hungarian-born financier and democracy advocate, calling him a "puppet master" who is "notorious for collapsing economies and regimes all around the world."...

When Soros was a child in Nazi-occupied Hungary, his father bribed an agriculture official to pretend the boy was his Christian godson, The Daily Beast reported. Under the ruse -- which may have saved Soros' life -- the 14-year-old had to accompany the official on an inspection of a confiscated Jewish estate.

On his Fox TV show Tuesday, Beck said the 14-year-old Soros "used to go around with this anti-Semite and deliver papers to the Jews and confiscate their property and then ship them off."...

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