Skip to comments.The Koch Brothers vs.The Caucus of Union "Paupers"
Posted on 02/27/2011 7:15:58 PM PST by The Looking Spoon
This obsession liberals have with making the Koch brothers the scapegoat for all things conservative these days is just too nauseating. They don't cry like babies when, as Eleanor Clift on "The McLaughlin Group" puts it (the video can be seen at EyeBlast.tv or embedded at the original post here), "monied interests" like George Soros stick their billion dollar noses in our business.
On the show, Pat Buchanan laughs at the stupid harpy when she wonders why people think Walker is representing the people. Elections never seem to count when it's not their ilk who won.
Over Buchanan's laughter John McLaughlin admonishes them to let her finish, like he was doing her a favor. If Clift thinks she is fooling anyone with her intellect then she must think we're pretty damn dumb, because she makes a 40 watt bulb look like a supernova.
So what about the Koch brothers? Why don't we consult liberalism's public enemy number 1......
According to followthemoney.org Koch Industries contributed exactly $43,500 to the governors race, which is .19% of the total money raised, and a WHOPPING .47% of the total contributions to Scott Walker's campaign.
Who contributed MORE than the Koch brothers to the campaign?
International Union Of Painters & Allied Trades - $43,528
Wisconsin Laborers District Council - $47,400
Wisconsin Afscme - $48,600
Electrical Workers - $49,000
So according to Clift, Scott Walker is looking out for "monied interests," meanwhile the unions (and the above is just a partial list) are throwing around money like they're starring in a rap video and outspending the Koch brothers, at a minimum, by 4 to 1...and that makes them what?
A caucus of paupers?
All of that money filled Democrat coffers, is anyone really dumb enough to suggest the Wisconsin Fleebaggers are acting out of principle?
I love Mark Steyn, he’s definitely one of the most brilliant voices in the movement.
I know this is a bit blasphemous but I like it when he fills in for Rush.
Clift is such an idiot.
The left always needs Bogeyman... ‘Chimpy’, ‘Darth Cheney’, ‘Scare-A Palin’ and now ‘Koch Whores.’ It’s hilarious to watch.
Well HOWDY NEIGHBOR.
You should have no difficulty figuring out who I am.
What? When did Richard Mellon Scaife stop being our nefarious big money dude? I guess he’s not scary enough anymore.
I like him, too.
ANYONE but the RINO Dirtbag mack Doufous (sp?) from Dallas.
Okay, I must be out of the loop. When did all of this Koch stuff start up? Just grew out of the Wisc. ordeal, or has this been mentioned before? Really, I am so in the dark on this.
Good question. I think the date can be pinpointed. If you do a Wikipedia search on the Koch Brothers, they have a whole lot of boring information about them back in the 80s and 90s — the political stuff is all very recent. The cited sources show an article from August 25, 2010, from the NY Times IIRC,and if you do a google search, you find almost nothing prior to that date.
That seems to be when the herd of independent minds all were struck with the revelation that the Koch Brothers, who have been around for decades, are the root of all evil.
We all do our part.
I pretty much got “drafted” but I served as well as I could, at the time.
They’ve bubbled to the surface only recently, I hadn’t heard of them either until earlier this month.
They’re really just a scapegoat for liberals.
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