The latest political candidate to condemn George Soros, the Jewish billionaire Democratic megadonor, is Jewish himself.
Eric Early, a Republican who is running for Congress in California, tweeted Sunday, “Nazi sympathizer Soros is a danger to our nation.” Soros, who is a frequent target of Republican officials, in fact survived the Holocaust as a teenager.
The false accusation that Soros aided Nazis is not uncommon among criticism of him, which has become unrelenting in this election cycle. In reality, Soros was hidden as a child by a Hungarian bureaucrat and once accompanied him to survey the property of a Jewish household.
The Republican Jewish Coalition confirmed in an email to theJewish Telegraphic AgencySunday that Early is Jewish. He is running against California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, who is also Jewish, in a heavily Democratic district.
On Saturday, Schiff had criticized Early for sharing a meme that falsely claimed…
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