Skip to comments.Conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics
Posted on 06/05/2018 7:41:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Billionaire conservative icon David Koch is stepping down from the Koch brothers network of business and political activities.
The 78-year-old New York resident is suffering from deteriorating health, according to a letter that older brother Charles Koch sent to company officials Tuesday morning.
Charles Koch wrote that he is deeply saddened by his brothers retirement. David has always been a fighter and is dealing with this challenge in the same way, he wrote. [ ]
Democrats have demonized the Koch brothers for their outsized influence in conservative politics over the last decade. Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid regularly attacked Republicans for what he called a Koch addiction.
Yet the Kochs have clashed with the Trump administration at times.
Citing concerns about Trumps style and substance, the network refused to endorse either presidential candidate in the 2016 election. And while they have praised Trumps policies on taxes, deregulation and health care, they have aggressively attacked the Republican administrations trade policies. On Monday, the Koch network announced a multi-million-dollar campaign to oppose Trumps tariffs and highlight the benefit of free trade.
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Yeah, like George Will.
As in Neocon, Never-Trumper, Bush conservative.
What a queer article to write.
Oh, that kind. ;-)
The latest issue is for me is the endorsement of ND Senator Heidi Heitkamp by the organization supported by the Koch Brothers “American’s for Prosperity”. There is NO Democrat that is deserving of endorsement by any organization that is rooted in the preservation of American Liberty. That includes the NRA.
The Bushes too.
Now that the Koch brothers have shown their true colors, any extent to which they exit politics is a step in the right direction.
I only ever hear about them from liberals, who seethe and foam about them. Never from other Conservatives.
Big time. If I remember correctly, the elder bush got us deep into Agenda 21 and further sank us into u.n. BS.
The left is all full of their Emmanuel Goldstein conspiracy theories. If it isn’t the “Coke Brothers”, it’s “Faux News” or “Evangelicals” or “Christian Zionists” ad nauseam.
They are no different than Soros.
It’s funny that Harry Reid is quoted here. Was he not himself a recipient of Koch money?
They went over to the dark side—the more interesting question is when it happened and why it happened.
“They are no different than Soros.”
The Koch’s are undocumented Deep State Operators pretending to be for America.
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