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The reports of of George Soros’ death have been grossly exaggerated.
The completely unsubstantiated rumor began where completely unsubstantiated rumors so often begin — on the world wide web, specifically on Twitter this time.
According to the U.K.’s Daily Mail, a Twitter account with a whopping three followers declared the Hungarian-American investor deceased, and enough people were gullible enough to believe it and get the idea trending.
From there, it spread into what World Bulletin referred to as “the Western press.” That outlet — which itself doesn’t appear to have a Twitter account at all — ran a report on the unverified reports on the assumption that they were true.
Apparently, they were not.
“Rumors that I had a heart attack are completely false. I am alive and healthy,” said a Monday-morning tweet from an account that describes itself as “The Official Twitter Page of George Soros.”
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