"Mitt Romney's Koch problem isn't what the Koch brothers are doing for him -- it's what he'll do for them"

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Please read Justin Ruben's post at HuffPo, because it ends with some awesome information about MoveOn.org staging a Willard "intervention". Check it out. Here's the tease:

Mitt Romney's Koch problem isn't what the Koch brothers are doing for him -- it's what he'll do for them, and the possibility that voters will find out.

Romney's approach to the economy boils down to this: the ultra rich deserve even more advantages, and the poor and middle class should foot the bill. It's how he approached his job as a vulture capitalist at Bain Capital, buying up companies, laying off their workers, outsourcing their jobs, and saddling them with debt, all so he could extract wealth for his rich investors.

Now he wants to do the same thing to our country. Romney would lay off teachers and firefighters and expand the deficit in order to fund more tax privileges for the richest 1%. Romney would gut safeguards that protect consumers from reckless Wall Street traders. And he'd end Medicare, throwing countless seniors into poverty to pay for more tax loopholes for Big Oil (which not-so-coincidentally happens to be where the Kochs got their money).

No wonder the Koch brothers are bankrolling Romney's bid.

Here's a bonus flashback from 2011:

An Oct. 4 internal Romney campaign memo obtained by The Washington Examiner describes Koch as the “financial engine of the Tea Party” even though Koch “denies being directly involved.”

The Kochs are unequal opportunity bankrollers.

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