A group partially funded by liberal billionaire George Soros is buying 18 Hispanic radio stations in 10 different markets, but conservatives are fighting back, calling it a move “smacks of desperation” to rein in Latino voters supporting the Democrats have left.
Soros’ latest move is a clear sign that liberals are “rightly concerned about the incredible gains among Hispanics for the America First movement” that have prompted many to leave the Democratic Party, believes Steve Cortés, who was a member of the former Hispanic Advisory President Trump’s Council Campaign.
“The radicalism of today’s Democrats has effectively turned today’s pro-democratic Latinos into political orphans. Last week, the Latino Media Network was announced, a new network that will consist of 18 Hispanic radio stations and was funded in part by Lakestar Finance, an investment group linked to Soros Fund Management.
The deal is still subject to regulatory approval but is expected to be completed later this year, giving new management ample time to make changes ahead of the 2024 election, the report said.
According to an interview conducted by Axios, Stephanie Valencia, a former White House staffer during the Obama administration, and Jess Morales Rocketto, a former Hillary for America and AFL-CIO staffer, run the company and say they are of the multitude of Buying media markets will give them “access to a third of the Hispanic population.”
The investment bill comes as Democrats remain fearful of losing support for the party among large bases of Hispanic voters. The Soros-funded Latino Media Network’s purchase of these stations “smacks of desperation” ahead of the 2024 presidential election, believes Jorge Bonilla, Latino director of the Center for Media Research. “The left, increasingly committed to Hispanics but unable to convince them, is openly trying to control their access to information.
This is the real goal of the “Disinformation in Spanish” campaign of the last few years. Censorship and control,” Bonilla said. because they still don’t realize that the reason they are losing Hispanic support is not “misinformation” but their socialism,” tweeted Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida Issues that have turned many Hispanics away from the Democrats are believed to include freedom of religion, parental rights, abortion, belief in the free-market system, and sweeping immigration reform that favors immigrants who enter the country legally.
The Hispanic Voter Alarm For years, mainstream media has been hitting headlines like FiveThirtyEight’s Why the GOP Might Not Shut Down Conservative Latino Voters and Did the Latinos Really Move to the GOP? Latinos in the GOP House Mobilize, to Boost Ranks and Influence” and “CBS News’ GOP Support for Hispanic Voters Grows.