WSJ: Facebook Board Backs Sandberg’s Research of Soros

NewsBusters | 12/6/2018 | Staff
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The liberal media may be outraged by Facebook’s opposition research on George Soros, but the company’s board of directors is not. They defended Facebook’s decision as “entirely appropriate” following the billionaire’s attacks on the social media giant, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The Journal reported Dec. 5, that Facebook sent a letter from its board to Soros’ Open Society Foundations, justifying Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s request for research into the billionaire liberal donor and well-known investor. One question she wanted answered was whether he had any “investments and trading activity related to Facebook.”

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The Dec. 4, letter from Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch said, “To be clear, Ms. Sandberg's question was entirely appropriate given her role as COO. When a well-known and outspoken investor attacks your company publicly, it is fair and appropriate to do this level of diligence."

Until recently, conservatives have viewed Facebook as the enforcer of the censorius left, which isn’t wrong. But after recent revelations from liberal New York Times investigative pieces, the left has openly criticized Facebook for enabling conservatives.

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