James Murdoch, the chief executive of Twenty-First Century Fox and the son of a frequent ally of Donald Trump’s, condemned the US president’s performance after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and pledged to donate $US1 million ($1.3 million) to the Anti-Defamation League.
“I can’t even believe I have to write this: standing up to Nazis is essential; there are no good Nazis. Or Klansmen, or terrorists. Democrats, Republicans, and others must all agree on this, and it compromises nothing for them to do so.”
“We hardly ever talk about our charitable giving, but in this case I wanted to tell you and encourage you to be generous too. Many of you are supporters of the Anti-Defamation League already – now is a great time to give more,” he wrote.
Read the article by Maggie Haberman in the Sydney Morning Herald.