$75 MILLION TO DEFEAT BUSH….A couple of months ago George Soros decided to end his philanthropical mission to Russia, where he has spent $1 billion over the past 15 years:

I feel now the battle for an open society has got to be fought in the United States because the United States is inarguably the dominant power in the world. It sets the tone, it calls the tune for the way the rest of the world is going.

Today he put his money where his mouth is:

Labor, environmental and women’s organizations, with strong backing from international financier George Soros, have joined forces behind a new political group that plans to spend an unprecedented $75 million to mobilize voters to defeat President Bush in 2004.

Welcome home, George.