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With a Little Help from Joe’s Friends: Biden Donors Funding Campus Protests.

A New Politico Report Reveals Just Who’s Buying all Those Tents and Signs.

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Outside a New York City courtroom on Monday morning, former President and 2024 GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump referenced a Politico report revealing that some of President Biden’s biggest donors were behind the antisemitic protests on college campuses.

“It also came out that many of the protesters are backed by Biden’s donors. Are you listening, Israel? I hope you’re listening, Israel. Hope you’re getting smart. They’re backed by Biden donors — that’s where the money is coming from,” Trump told reporters.

So what’s going on here? Well, according to a Politico analysis, the donors funding all those “Genocide Joe” chants include *drum roll please* some of the biggest names in Democratic circles: Soros, Rockefeller and Pritzker.

From Politico:

Two of the organizers supporting the protests at Columbia University and on other campuses are Jewish Voice for Peace and IfNotNow. Both are supported by the Tides Foundation, which is seeded by Democratic megadonor George Soros and was previously supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It in turn supports numerous small nonprofits that work for social change.

Another notable Democratic donor whose philanthropy has helped fund the protest movement is David Rockefeller Jr., who sits on the board of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. In 2022, the fund gave $300,000 to the Tides Foundation; according to nonprofit tax forms, Tides has given nearly $500,000 over the past five years to Jewish Voice for Peace, which explicitly describes itself as anti-Zionist.

Several other groups involved in pro-Palestinian protests are backed by a foundation funded by Susan and Nick Pritzker, heir to the Hyatt Hotel empire — and supporters of Biden and numerous Democratic campaigns, including $6,600 to the Biden Victory Fund a few months ago and more than $300,000 during the 2020 campaign.

“Why [is the Rockefeller Fund] giving significant grants to Jewish Voice for Peace, [which] blamed the horrific Oct. 7 attacks on Israel and the United States rather than Hamas?” said Elisha Wiesel, a Democratic donor who chairs the Elie Wiesel Foundation, an organization that supports anti-genocide work.

Elie Wisel, of course, wrote the book Night — a memoir about his experience in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Elisha, Elie’s son, is asking the right question here: Why is the Rockefeller Fund giving support to the perpetrators of the greatest mass murder of Jews since the Holocaust?