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'Boy did we screw up! What a mess!' Billionaire Charles Koch says he regrets funding the Tea Party because it gave rise to Donald Trump - and DIDN'T stop vast government spending
dm ^ | 11/13/2020 | schwab

Posted on 11/13/2020 3:28:04 PM PST by RummyChick

Libertarian billionaire Charles Koch says he now regrets funding Tea Party-aligned groups because it deepened partisan tensions in the United States.

'Boy, did we screw up!' the 85-year-old Koch says in a forthcoming book, according to The Wall Street Journal. 'What a mess!'

The Tea Party rose to prominence in the run-up to the 2010 midterm elections, as a response to the election of Democratic President Barack Obama in 2008.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: koch; kochbrothers; rinos; tds
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uh,...like the Dems would spend less???
1 posted on 11/13/2020 3:28:04 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Doesn’t sound very smart.


2 posted on 11/13/2020 3:29:36 PM PST by jimfree (My 20 y/o granddaughter continues to have more quiality exec experience than an 8 year Obama.)
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To: RummyChick

And this a-hole thinks Democrats will turn into Scrooges’? What a doofus.


3 posted on 11/13/2020 3:29:48 PM PST by mass55th ("Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway." ~~ John Wayne)
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To: RummyChick

Kochie should move to Californicate

Or even better, Venezuela

No Tea Parties et al there


4 posted on 11/13/2020 3:29:57 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat ( TAG PedoJoe w/ DEFUND the POLICE OPEN BORDERS CORRUPTION DUNKIN/7-11)
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To: RummyChick

Yes, and they fund (and funded) lots of hard-left Dems.


5 posted on 11/13/2020 3:30:07 PM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: RummyChick

Go join your brother ya big dope!


6 posted on 11/13/2020 3:30:17 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Pessimists see difficulty in opportunity; optimists see opportunity in every difficulty. Churc)
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To: RummyChick

No better than Soros.


7 posted on 11/13/2020 3:30:39 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: RummyChick

Tea Party got run over and buried by the GOPe backstabbing before President Trump came along. Koch(s) are ashoe.


8 posted on 11/13/2020 3:30:57 PM PST by crosdaddy
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Just look at Paul Ryan and his involvement in changing Fox news.

Thank Goodness he never became Vice President then President


9 posted on 11/13/2020 3:32:06 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

I regret buying products from Georgia Pacific


10 posted on 11/13/2020 3:32:21 PM PST by Fledermaus (FIRE BILL BARR AND RECESS APPOINT RICHARD GRENELL!)
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To: RummyChick

The problem with the TEA party is that it became the the right wing agenda party. If they had stuck to taxes and spending it could have had a long life.

But it tried to pick up other balls and run with them. It lost its wide support.


11 posted on 11/13/2020 3:36:49 PM PST by Vermont Lt (We have entered "Insanity Week." Act accordingly.)
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To: RummyChick

The quicker Koch dies, the better.


12 posted on 11/13/2020 3:37:14 PM PST by Kazan
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To: RummyChick

The Cuck Brothers are determined to get the Left to love them. A few of them might be up for sale.


13 posted on 11/13/2020 3:38:14 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: Vermont Lt

Incorrect.

The left-wing establishment GOP stabbed them right after using them to get elected.


14 posted on 11/13/2020 3:38:52 PM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: RummyChick

Get ready to be up to your eyeballs in Caravan Illegals


15 posted on 11/13/2020 3:39:02 PM PST by butlerweave
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To: windsorknot

There’s only one Cuck Brother now.


16 posted on 11/13/2020 3:39:20 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: RummyChick

We are now beyond the spending limits. The end of the republic is nigh.


17 posted on 11/13/2020 3:39:51 PM PST by mirkwood (Land of the free because of the brave. Until we bought a wides teen.)
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No matter who it is.... stopping fraud, waste, and abuse of tax dollars is often promised but never prevails.

Raising taxes is easy, cuts in spending to off set the waste of tax dollars never happens.


18 posted on 11/13/2020 3:40:41 PM PST by Clutch Martin (The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.)
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To: RummyChick

Obama destroyed EVERYTHING he touched


19 posted on 11/13/2020 3:41:20 PM PST by butlerweave
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To: RummyChick

He didn’t think we could elect anyone who would do what’s right for the citizens.

Bush League Republican (Democrats in R jerseys) control of the GOP was supposed to produce Designated Losers or Bush League Presidents who would continue the Bush Plan for North Mexico (aka USA).

Trump took them by surprise.


20 posted on 11/13/2020 3:43:19 PM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizens Are Born Here of Citizen Parents|Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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