The Meaning of the Koch Brothers Tapes: “I Don’t Know Where We’d Be Without You”

US-MEDIA-NEWSPAPERS-LATIMES-PROTESTSo Mitch McConnell, the most powerful man in the Republican party as the Senate Minority Leader and lead naysayer to all things Obama and middle class, heeds the call to come worship at the altar of the Koch brothers and their other billionaire friends.

Kowtowing at their feet, McConnell and the other attending Republican cattle heap praise and thanks for all that the billionaires have done and promise to be true disciples of the Koch brothers agenda (translation: I have sold my soul to you, now please fund my campaign so I can keep my worthless job).

Re-Posted from Huffington Post | by Mike Lux

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This is going to help define the national narrative for the 2014 campaign: these tapes make 100% clear that the modern Republican party is controlled by the Kochs and their billionaire friends. The Kochs invite the most powerful party leaders, the most important candidates, to their “seminars,” and they all come running. These politicians thank the Kochs and their billionaire friends profusely, talk about how they wouldn’t be where they are today without them, and then tell them how they will battle on their behalf if they win.

Read the whole article:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-lux/the-meaning-of-the-koch-b_b_5741530.html

 

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