Sheriff Clarke: George Soros is 'Involved' in Coronavirus Outbreak 'Panic'
Former Wisconsin sheriff blasts media for not questioning 'involvement in this FLU panic'
Former Wisconsin Sheriff David Clarke has blasted George Soros, accusing the liberal billionaire of being "involved" in the "panic" surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
Clarke made the remarks while calling for bars and restaurants to stay open as cities across the United States are placed on lockdown to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak.
In a series of Sunday night tweets, Sheriff Clarke urged people to remain calm and argued that the public should be allowed to socialize in large groups.
In a tweet, that was removed by Twitter because it "violated the Twitter Rules," Clarke described citywide lockdowns as an "orchestrated attempt to destroy CAPITALISM."
He then blamed liberal benefactor George Soros for the "flu panic," and slammed the media for not questioning the infamous globalist's "involvement."
"Not ONE media outlet has asked about George Soros’s involvement in this FLU panic. He is SOMEWHERE involved in this," Clarke tweeted Sunday night.
Many cities, including New York, are shutting down businesses in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.
"It is now evident that this is an orchestrated attempt to destroy CAPITALISM," Clarke tweeted.
"First sports, then schools and finally commercial businesses.
"Time to RISE UP and push back."
Clarke added that the US should "let people decide if they want to go out."
"GO INTO THE STREETS FOLKS," he wrote in a separate tweet.
"Visit bars, restaurants, shopping malls, CHURCHES and demand that your schools re-open. NOW!
"If government doesn’t stop this foolishness ... STAY IN THE STREETS.
"END GOVERNEMNT CONTROL OVER OUR LIVES.
"IF NOT NOW, WHEN? THIS IS AN EXPLOITATION OF A CRISIS."
Not ONE media outlet has asked about George Soros’s involvement in this FLU panic. He is SOMEWHERE involved in this.— David A. Clarke, Jr. (@SheriffClarke) March 15, 2020
He also pointed the finger at anti-Trump Soros, writing that "not ONE media outlet" has asked about the far-left billionaire's involvement in "this FLU panic."
"He is SOMEWHERE involved in this," Clarke wrote.
I don’t talke my orders from ANYBODY. I lead and think for myself. The left HATES that from a black man.— David A. Clarke, Jr. (@SheriffClarke) March 16, 2020
"I don’t talke my orders from ANYBODY," Clarke said in a followup tweet.
"I lead and think for myself. The left HATES that from a black man."
The global coronavirus outbreak has currently infected more than 170,000 people and left over 6,500 dead.
The death toll in the US so far stands at 62 and continues to rise.
The 63-year-old Clarke, a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, served as sheriff of Milwaukee County from 2002 to 2017.
He spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention in support of then-candidate Trump.