Right-wing conspiracy theorists allege that George Soros, seen in June 2019, is backing antifa, which President Trump has blamed for rioting without citing evidence. (Photo/JTA-Georg Hochmuth-AFP-Getty Images)

George Soros conspiracy theories explode on Twitter in wake of protests

Right-wing conspiracy theorists are increasingly claiming that George Soros is funding recent protests and riots across the United States in the aftermath of the George Floyd killing. According to the Anti-Defamation League, “aggressive language towards Soros has exploded on social media” this week. Negative tweets about the billionaire Jewish philanthropist rose from 20,000 per day on…
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