Liberals really hate the Koch brothers. Their Koch hatred is so intense than when David Koch donated $100 million to a New York City hospital early this year, liberals protested the hospital.
It doesn’t seem to matter that the Kochs’ views on issues such as gay marriage and immigration often align with their own, liberals are convinced that an ancient evil surges through their Koch veins.
So it must be confusing when, after the overwhelming police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri prompted many liberal to decry the increasing militarization of the American police force, they were told that Koch brothers agree with them, and have supported efforts to highlight the problem since long before the events in Ferguson. The Daily Beast reports:
“No political contributors are as widely vilified as the Koch brothers,” but a look at recent contribution figures show that they are far from the biggest spenders in politics and that left-wing groups are leaving them in the dust, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial.
The three network news channels have devoted nine times more coverage to the political activities of Charles and David Koch than those of Tom Steyer and George Soros, Fox News reported on Tuesday.
A top federal official overseeing elections continues to rely on innuendo and hearsay about Republican donors’ supposed involvement in an illegal campaign finance scheme despite previously being forced to walk back those allegations.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) is obsessed with the Charles and David Koch, the libertarian philanthropy barons who are just trying to make a difference in the world. His obsession may have gotten him into trouble.
Reid, who has publicly attacked the Koch brothers hundreds of times on the Senate floor, is currently facing an ethics complaint from a pro-First Amendment group for “unlawfully and unethically targeting private citizens.”
A complaint has been filed against Sen. Harry Reid (D.-Nev.) in the Senate Ethics Committee by a Tea Party group charging that Reid is “unlawfully and unethically targeting private citizens” Charles and David Koch.
House Democrats are absolutely freaking out about the upcoming midterm elections, a Free Beacon analysis has found.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has been sending out increasingly frantic fundraising emails in recent days, with one simple message: KOCH BROTHERS!
A subsidiary of Koch Industries has been proactive and productive in its talks with a tribal government near the site of a new oil extraction project in Canada, a tribal leader told the Toronto Globe and Mail on Tuesday.