Billionaire Koch Brothers Are Un-American

kochbrothersThe Koch Brothers are Un-American. That’s not disinformation saying so, and not Robert Greenwald (director of Koch Brothers Exposed), but Senator Harry Reid, the nation’s top Democrat. From AP via Kansas City Star:

The Senate’s top Democrat criticized a pair of billionaire brothers in unusually harsh terms Wednesday, accusing the conservative duo of being “un-American,” spreading lies about President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and lacking a conscience.

In a pair of appearances on the Senate floor, Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., became the latest Democrat this election year to denunciate Charles and David Koch — pronounced “Coke.”

The brothers’ representatives said Reid’s attack was “disgraceful” and accused him of attacking people hurt by the 2010 health care law.

Reid’s focus was on television ads that are being used against Democratic congressional candidates, commercials that he said misleadingly criticize the health care law.

“When you make billions of dollars a year you can be as immoral and dishonest as your money will allow you to be,” Reid said. “It’s too bad that they’re trying to buy America, and it’s time that the American people spoke out against this terrible dishonesty of these two brothers who are about as un-American as anyone that I can imagine.”

Hours earlier, Reid said the ads were misleadingly lambasting the health care law. “It’s easy to do if you have no conscience and are willing to lie,” he said

[continues at the Kansas City Star]

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10 Comments on "Billionaire Koch Brothers Are Un-American"

  1. Liam_McGonagle | Feb 27, 2014 at 11:17 am |

    Blah-blah-blah THIS . . . Blah-blah-blah THAT . . .

    There’s only one way to definitively settle this: A House Committee on UnAmerican Activities. Chaired by Sarah Palin and Honey Boo Boo, preferrably.

  2. Reid endorses McCarthyism.

    • The Koch brothers are communists!

      • Liam_McGonagle | Feb 27, 2014 at 1:16 pm |

        In a way.

        If suffering brings communities together, you have to admit they’re doing their level best to unite us.

        • I’ve entertained the idea that many of the leaders of American right are crypto-Marxists intent on destroying capitalism.

  3. BuzzCoastin | Feb 27, 2014 at 12:08 pm |

    for the record
    the Coke bros (pronounced cock)
    are very aMerkn

  4. Rus Archer | Feb 27, 2014 at 1:39 pm |

    america is unamerican
    always has been

  5. I like how they have to tell you the pronunciation, lest we mistake their name for an indication of what they are.

  6. AManCalledDa-da | Feb 27, 2014 at 2:55 pm |

    They have to be human first.

  7. misinformation | Feb 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm |

    Harry Reid said – Charlie Brown adults talking…

    Next up on this week’s episode of douches calling douches names…

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