SchwartzReport: Kochs’ Acquisition of Republican Party Nearly Complete

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Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

The transformation of American democracy to an open oligarchy is really quite amazing; I wonder how the Founders would feel about this development. A handful of uber-rich White men, led by the Koch brothers basically have bought the Republican Party, anointing the candidates they want in office. I wonder if those who register as Republicans fully comprehend what has happened. Just to be clear. The Democratic Party is also complicit in the sale of democracy to the ultra-rich. My general take away from all of this is: This is what happens when most of the citizens in the country don’t vote. We have no one to blame but ourselves and I, for one, have had enough.

Kochs’ acquisition of the Republican Party nearly complete