This presidential election was a shock for liberals and democrats alike. Hilary Clinton supporters are now considering a new approach to their political strategy. Especially major financial contributor George Soros who is planning with other major financial donors to “retool the big-money left to fight back against Donald Trump.” Accessed 16 Jan. 2017. The Democracy Alliance (DA) is focusing their efforts towards meetings and sessions that deal with 2017 and 2018 elections and what they can do about “thwarting President-elect Trump’s 100 day plan, which the agenda calls ‘a terrifying assault on President Obama’s achievements – and our progressive vision for an equitable and just nation’”.
In 2016 George Soros donated $25 million to Clinton and other Democratic causes. Soros is invested in opposing Trump and his agenda. During the primaries he was known for insisting that both Trump and Ted Cruz themselves were to blame for promoting the work of ISIS on Politico. Soros has personally lived through the Holocaust and Soviet Union Communism and says to be prepared for similarities of control for Trump’s presidency on opensocietyfoundations.org. These responses may be due to the fact the democrats, liberals, and Clinton supporters were all preparing for hopeful president-elect Clinton’s first 100 days. However, now the left “will focus on ‘combating the massive threats from Trump and Congress in 2017’”.
The president of the DA, Gara LaMarche, who previously worked for Soros’ Open Society foundations, has told donors to Clinton “’You don’t lose an election you were supposed to win, with so much at stake, without making some big mistakes, in assumptions, strategy, and tactics’”. Accessed 16 Jan. 2017. The DA was launched in 2004 and now has over 100 members such as Soros contribute at least $200,000 a year to recommended groups that support the DA staff and its meetings on Biography.
George Soros is passionate about leveling politics on Snopes back to the left and placing liberal minded people in a position of power. The DA has learned much from Soros and the his “experience with xenophobia in Europe, Brexit…” Accessed 16 Jan. 2017. Soros will be in a powerful position to assist the next opponent to face Trump in 4 years. The DA will be preparing strategies to once again be placed in the catbirds seat.