Fact Check: George Soros, the thieving Nazi sympathizer?

From The Weekly Standard:

A rewriting of history makes for some strained conspiracies

In the throes of World War II, was George Soros a Nazi sympathizer who worked to round up Jews and steal their property? Those are the accusations Roseanne Barr and Donald Trump Jr. have buttressed on Twitter in the last few days.

These and similar claims rely mainly on three sources: a 60 Minutes interview with Soros, the autobiography of Soros’s father, and an assortment of Soros’s personal statements on his boyhood in Nazi-occupied Hungary.

As anti-Semitism grew, George’s father Tivadar changed the Jewish family’s surname to Soros. Tivadar secured false Christian identity papers for his family…

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