Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Quote O' Teh Day

Krugman steals from DeLong about a Bloomberg piece on the Koch bros and Iran.
the hard right is worse than you can possibly imagine, even if you take account of the fact that it’s worse than you can possibly imagine.

Not just Iran, as it turns out, but a nice long piece about Koch's long bad history.

For six decades around the world, Koch Industries has blazed a path to riches -- in part, by making illicit payments to win contracts, trading with a terrorist state, fixing prices, neglecting safety and ignoring environmental regulations. At the same time, Charles and David Koch have promoted a form of government that interferes less with company actions.

‘Overall Concept’

“My overall concept is to minimize the role of government and to maximize the role of the private economy and maximize personal freedoms,” David Koch told the National Journal in May 1992.

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