George Soros wrote in a New York Times op ed Wednesday that "alert member" of staff "recognized the threat" of a suspicious package at their suburban New York detonated the device.
"We are not happy with the safety of our family" friends, but also to the future of American democracy, "Alexander Soros wrote.
Soros went on to say that his father, a Holocaust survivor whose philanthropic work is admittedly" political, "has long anti-Semitic attacks, but noted "Something changed in 2016."
"With Donald Trump's presidential campaign, things got worse," he wrote. "A genie was let out of the bottle, which may take generations back, and it was not confined to the United States. "[1