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    Well, at least he's being honest in expressing his value system:

    Soros: The Chinese Model Of Suppressing Individuals Could Become The Envy Of The World

    Apparently, Soros is considering the possibility that people might some day want to be censored and live in a socialist society like China's.

    He said yesterday at the Traveller’s Club in Paris, according to Dealbook:

    “The world does need order, and that order needs maintenance. The idea that markets can correct their excesses turned out to be false.

    “Perfect order and global governance are not realistic expectations. However, it is a sad fact that Western democracies provide less successful leadership than China.”

    "[China’s model of state capitalism, in which the interests of the individual are subordinated to those of the government, pose a danger if its example becomes] “the envy of the world.”...


    Soros: The Chinese Model Of Suppressing Individuals Could Become The Envy Of The World


    Soros is one of the big bankrollers of the Democrats and financed a large portion of Obama's 2008 campaign. This quote certainly puts "net neutrality" in perspective.

    Lefties: your "good intentions" and utopian vision are leading us down the highway to totalitarianism. It's time for you to grow up and wake up.
     
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    Whoever came up with the idea for this new brand Conservative tabloid sensationalism deserves a fucking award. Pure propaganda political genius. It's incredible.

    Call it professional respect.
     
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    What an interesting bit of editorializing...what with the brackets and quotation marks it is impossible to actually know what was said.

    If he is saying China poses a danger if it is successful as an economic powerhouse by suppressing individuals he is absolutely correct...it would pose a danger.

    I guess Dicca must like and wish for what China is doing since she seems to disagree.
     
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    Yeah, that's what makes it so amazing. Out of context quotes, with made-up context added in by the writer of the op-ed. It sounds vague enough the the die-hards will latch on to it. It's "rallying the base". The middle-right, moderates and independents will ignore it, and the far-left will rally their base by attacking back. In a lot of ways, it's win-win for both sides.

    I'm a sucker for really good rhetoric.
     
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    As Colin said, you can polish this turd all you want but it's still a turd.

    Keep living in denial.
     
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    Anyone who listens to Soros is a fool.

    He dared to call China a socialists society when everyone who's been alive knows they're a communist country.

    It amazes me how people that think they're so damned smart can be so gullible.
     
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    China hasn't actually been a "Communist" country since Mao died.

    They're a mixed economy, just like every other major economic power in the world. How do you think they own so much of our debt? Why do you think that everything you own says "Made in China" on it?

    You don't get to be one of the fastest growing superpowers in the world by being Communist.
     
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    When you have to put the entirety of the money quote in ['s, you know your dealing with a fun new level of rightwing bullshit.
     
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    They're totalitarians, regardless of whatever label you care to apply.

    And all you are doing is confirming that you are a useful idiot for the Soros Agenda.
     
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    The [ ] punctuation device is included as it is a reference to the article which was originally quoted. This is to distinguish the article from Soro's direct quote.

    Of course, the moonbats are either too clueless or too intellectually lazy to click on a link.

    Soros is just following the same thought process as Krugman and the other intelligentsia who envy the iron fisted control Chinese Autocrats have over their hoi poloi.
     

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