Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Robert Reich on the Billionaires Who Are Warping Our Political System | Alternet

Robert Reich on the Billionaires Who Are Warping Our Political System | Alternet



Charles and David Koch should not be blamed for having more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of Americans put together. Nor should they be condemned for their petrochemical empire. As far as I know, they’ve played by the rules and obeyed the laws. 



They’re also entitled to their own right-wing political views. It’s a free country. 



But in using their vast wealth to change those rules and laws in order to fit their political views, the Koch brothers are undermining our democracy. That’s a betrayal of the most precious thing Americans share.
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