NEW YORK, N.Y.—Unitarians are not generally known for their fire and brimstone theology, but Thursday night the faithful assembled on the Upper East Side to hear about the devil. He has gone by many names—Lucifer, Satan, Beelzebub—but that night he was known only as “Koch.”
If a campaign finance story is not about David Koch or Sheldon Adelson, do liberals care? Consider the reaction to Kenneth Vogel’s important report on the winter meeting of the Democracy Alliance, the secretive organization of progressive millionaires and billionaires who finance an extraordinarily byzantine network of liberal foundations and Super PACs that operate with undisclosed “dark money.” What reaction? Exactly. There wasn’t any.
The latest attacks on the Koch brothers, coming just weeks before the 2012 election, are riddled with hypocrisy and misrepresentations.
Baldwin sent out a tweet of Republican Senate nominee Tommy Thompson shaking hands with gay marriage advocate and philanthropist David Koch accompanied with the caption: “a man can be judged by the company he keeps.”