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- Embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is being called anti-Semitic after comments he made about liberal financier and businessman George Soros.
- Moore seems to be advancing a claim made by Breitbart News that Soros is registering felons to vote against him in the Alabama special election this month.
- There is so far no evidence to support these claims.
Embattled Republican Senate candidate from Alabama Roy Moore is being accused of anti-Semitism after implying that business mogul and liberal fundraiser George Soros, who is Jewish, is going to hell.
“He’s still going to the same place that people who don’t recognize God and morality and accept his salvation are going,” Moore said Tuesday. “And that’s not a good place.”
Moore made the comments about Soros while speaking with radio host Bryan Fischer on his local Alabama show, The Ordinary People Society.
Conservative news source The Reagan Battalion tweeted that Moore’s statements about Soros were “straight-up anti-Semitism.”
Moore also said that Soros’s “agenda is sexual in nature” and is “not American culture.”
Moore’s comments came on the heels of a Breitbart News report alleging that Soros is trying to register felons in Alabama to vote against Moore. While Alabama did recently pass a law allowing felons to vote, there is no evidence to back up Moore’s and Breitbart’s claims.
Moore has also been in the headlines over the last month for allegations of sexual misconduct by eight women who say he acted inappropriately towards them when they were young women. Moore has denied any inappropriate behavior.