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Koch stooge refers to Michigan Senate race as an "uphill climb"

by: Eric B.

Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 09:13:33 AM EDT


America's favorite journalism equivalent to a kidney farm got their hands on audio from a Koch brothers retreat, or at least a retreat of their paid-for stooges, Hilarity ensues.

Such discussion is franker than that offered during the daily grind of the campaign trail -- for obvious reason. The talk was private. At one point, Cotton flatly claims that former Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his seat because he "endorsed immigration principles." At a separate panel on congressional races, the audio of which was also sent to The Huffington Post, officials with two Koch-funded organizations -- Americans for Prosperity's president, Tim Phillips, and Freedom Partners' president, Marc Short -- also spoke more candidly about Senate races than they would have on a public panel.

"Michigan is a state that's basically an uphill climb honestly," said Short, mentioning the battle to replace Sen. Carl Levin (D).

Basically and honestly, he sez.

Eric B. :: Koch stooge refers to Michigan Senate race as an "uphill climb"
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