Daily Archives: December 22, 2012

The Nation: David Koch Now Taking Aim at Hurricane Sandy Victims

-By Lee Fang

December 22, 2012- Billionaire David Koch’s prime political organization, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), having failed in its $125 million quest to oust President Barack Obama, is now aiming at a slightly less sophisticated political target: victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy was the second most costly in American history, leaving 100 lives lost, over $50 billion in devastation and tens of thousands of damaged or destroyed homes. Legislative efforts to help those who survived Hurricane Sandy’s wrath will reach a major stumbling block.

Addicting Info: David Koch Spokesman Tells Hurricane Sandy Victims To ‘Suck It Up’

-By Wendy Gittleson

December 22, 2012- In a week when this guy is almost universally panned as the country’s biggest asshole, a perennial contender managed to slip under the radar. The election is over, but David Koch is already threatening sitting Republicans with a hurricane of attack ads if they dare divert money from his pockets and into the pockets of the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

From Lee Fang of The Nation (emphasis added):

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