Why does the right hate Soros?

This post originally appeared on the Politico.com blog.

Why does the right hate Soros?

By Drummond Pike | 10/29/10 4:38 AM EDT

Several months ago, the California Highway Patrol diverted a wacko fan of right-wing websites and Glenn Beck's Fox News show from opening fire on our offices. After a 15-minute shootout, he was taken into custody and is now awaiting trial.

Among the many lies and misrepresentations repeated by the sites and shows that the...

Dear Fox Advertiser

Dear Fox Advertiser,

I am writing to ask your company to take a simple step that may well save lives in the future. And it is not unimportant that taking this action will remove your company and its products from any connection to what could very likely be an unpleasant tragedy, should things remain as they are today. On behalf of my organization, and many others like it, I ask that you cease advertising on the Fox News Channel.

This is neither a hollow request, nor one rhetorically made. There is an urgency to it...

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Imagine the unimaginable: you come to the office one day to learn that a misguided person with a lot of guns was on his way to shoot you and your colleagues. The Oakland Police Department called to tell us that on July 18, 2010, following a shootout with the California Highway Patrol, law enforcement officials arrested an assailant who had targeted Tides Foundation and the ACLU for...

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After a week...