Bee: Koch Brothers 'Managed to Radically Damage Planet Earth'
September 19th, 2019 3:45 PM
In recent weeks, “comedian” Samantha Bee has used her TBS program Full Frontal to advocate for left-wing policy proposals from gun control to student loan forgiveness. This week, she gave a lecture on climate change. Bee spent most of her monologue trashing the Koch brothers, whom she described as “two guys” who “managed to radically damage Planet Earth.”
MSNBC Blames: David Koch Symbolized 'Influence of Dark Money'
August 23rd, 2019 7:25 PM
The passing of free market and libertarian activist David Koch on Friday was met by much of the media with a dignified reaction that highlighted Koch's politics, but without portraying him as the cause of all that is wrong with the contemporary political climate. MSNBC Live guest host Chris Jansing took a different route, instead choosing to label the "Billionaire conservative…
MSNBC: Disturbing Koch Brothers ‘Don’t Want to Pay Taxes’
July 31st, 2018 4:07 PM
On All In Tuesday night, the conversation turned to recent reports that the right-leaning Koch brothers were considering supporting candidates outside the Republican party. Commentary soon drifted, however, into outright criticism of the prominent libertarian donors. Apparently, Charles and David Koch don’t want to pay taxes.
Lasso of Justice: Kochs Invested in Lib-Acclaimed ‘Wonder Woman'
August 9th, 2017 2:08 PM
Oh how the tables have turned. While the film Wonder Woman was heralded by feminists and liberal media everywhere (and while the proceeds from some screenings were sent to Planned Parenthood) the actual company that made Wonder Woman was in part funded by “the most reviled figures among Hollywood’s liberal crowd,” the Koch brothers.
Schultz Celebrates ‘Freaking Loser’ Walker's Exit; 'I Feel Vindicated'
September 22nd, 2015 6:21 PM
Reduced to a daily podcast after his MSNBC show was cancelled in July, liberal Ed Schultz spent the first minute and a half of his Tuesday podcast basking in the departure of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from the 2016 Republican field and slamming Walker as “a freaking loser” and “embarrassment” who lacks “the academic credentials or the intelligence to be…
Huffington Post Blames Koch Brothers … for Hurricane Katrina?
August 28th, 2015 4:32 PM
The Huffington Post wrote about claims the Koch brothers “exacerbated the impact of Hurricane Katrina and stalled the Gulf Coast’s recovery.”
The Aug. 27, article was based off of a new report by the Bridge Project. Bridge is, according to HuffPost, part of the “Democratic opposition research group American Bridge” and is “dedicated to opposing the…
Stewart Uses Sexual Gesture to Attack Walker Attending Koch Event
August 4th, 2015 2:46 PM
As Jon Stewart wraps up his final week as host of the Daily Show, he used his Monday night show to attack a recent Koch brothers event that featured numerous Republican presidential candidates in attendance. Stewart opened up his broadcast by making a crude sexual joke at the expense of the GOPers in attendance who “worked the talking points and cradled the special interests in the…
NYT Gins Up Climate Change Poll Story: GOP 'Out of Step'
January 31st, 2015 10:44 PM
Not content with reporting the news, the New York Times on Saturday tried to manufacture its own, issuing a "climate change" poll with an environmental group, and putting it on the front page as news in order to push the paper's own left-wing alarmist view of global warming.
HuffPo's Stein: Clintons Need to Win Lotto to Compete With Koch Bros
January 27th, 2015 3:12 PM
Appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Tuesday, Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein worried that the Clinton political machine would be unable to compete with funding from Charles and David Koch during the 2016 presidential campaign: "I mean, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton will be scratching lotto tickets, I think, for the next week just trying to catch up with the $889 million that the…
HuffPost: Kochs ‘Bought Themselves an Election,’ Dems to Get Keystone
November 18th, 2014 4:47 PM
First it was just conservatives who were accused of doing the bidding of the Koch brothers. Now a radical climate change alarmist is accusing Senate Democrats of “trying to build them [the Koch brothers] a pet project,” the Keystone XL pipeline.
Erich Pica, President of Friends of the Earth, ranted against Democrats and Republicans alike in a Huffington Post op-ed on…
On MSNBC, Graham Nash Blasts Koch Bros.; 'Execution' of Michael Brown
October 28th, 2014 12:56 PM
On Monday's Morning Joe, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough prompted hippie icon Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills, and Nash fame to promote his new song about the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Nash wildly contended that "what happened with...almost, the execution of Michael Brown, we had to say something." He also took a shot at a regular boogeyman for MSNBC: the…
Stewart Claims Koch Brothers Have An 'Elitist View' Disguised As 'Free
June 18th, 2014 5:30 PM
On June 17, John Stewart invited Daniel Schulman, senior editor of left-wing Mother Jones magazine, onto The Daily Show to discuss his newest book, Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America’s Most Powerful and Private Dynasty. The liberal Comedy Central host couldn’t end the interview without making his own political opinion of the famous libertarian donors clear,…
NYT Visits Hometown of Koch Brothers, Surprised to Find Opposition to
June 18th, 2014 3:40 PM
An article appearing in the Wednesday print edition of the New York Times (“In Wichita, Koch Influence Is Revered and Reviled”), reporter Carl Hulse traveled to the hometown of businessmen and libertarian donors Charles and David Koch in Wichita, Kansas.
Much to the dismay of the newspaper that has an obsession with peddling Democratic attacks on the Koch brothers, Hulse was…
MSNBC's Matthews, Guests Blast Koch Bros., GOP: 'Hurting the Planet's
June 2nd, 2014 9:22 PM
President Obama's newly-announced EPA regulations on coal-fired electric plants are engendering opposition from red-state Democrats hoping to win crucial Senate elections this November. For her part, Senate Energy Committee Chairman Mary Landrieu (D-La.), who says she favors "reduc[ing] carbon in the atmosphere," criticized the president's end-run around the…