George Soros Post-Brexit Backtrack: Merkel’s Open Borders Policy ‘Not Properly Thought Out’

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The billionaire Hungarian-American open borders advocate George Soros has said Angela Merkel provoked the migrant crisis with her open-door policy, which brought “chaos” to the continent. However, the investor and left wing activist also accused the “xenophobic” UK Independence Party of “exploiting” the crisis, and said the European Union (EU) was “heading for a disorderly disintegration” after the “catastrophic scenario” of Brexit. He bemoaned the falling pound, despite the fact he is known as “the man who broke the Bank of England” after he made more than a billion pounds sinking the British currency on “black Wednesday” in 1992. Mr. Soros’s post-Brexit reflections – published on Project Syndicate – mark a drastic shift in his thinking on the migrant crisis. In November last year he slammed the Hungarian president Viktor Orbàn for trying to stem the flow from the Middle East and “protect national borders”. “Our plan treats the protection of refugees as the objective and national borders as the obstacle,” he also said. This week, less than a year later, he finally acknowledged the naivety of disregarding borders and the profound effect mass migration has on normal people. He wrote: “German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to open her country’s doors