Seems like the rightwing donors are trying to put the “Kansas Model” onto the whole country these days. That is – divert all focus away from economic facts and over to emotional hotbutton social issues (Thomas Frank wrote the book).
It probably won’t work.
Dem Super PAC.
In a novel development – the Koch Brothers are now hitting Democrats for using super PACs in the upcoming election.
After right wing donors have committed over half a billion super PAC dollars to nuke Obama so far, and at least $100 million comes from the Koch’s – some balk at the idea that both sides would play this game.
From a statement:
“We will exercise our First Amendment rights and not be intimidated or silenced by the President’s aides and his allies who criticize private citizens that disagree with the President’s policies,” said Philip Ellender, president of Koch Companies Public Sector, in a statement.
And this is sort of good news – that they choose to get involved on a political level, with the scrutiny and responsibilities that follows.