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Soros blasts Bush at Columbia


Billionaire fund manager George Soros used his recent keynote commencement address at Columbia University as a platform to further his attacks on George Bush and the President's decision to invade Iraq.

The Soros speech questioned the president's competence as well as his handling and execution of the U.S. military effort, drawing cheers as well as a few subdued boos from the graduating members of the School of International and Public Affairs.

"Declaring war on terrorism was understandable, perhaps even appropriate, as a figure of speech. But the president meant it literally and that is when things started going seriously