Problem: You're Viewed As Sinister Moguls. Solution: Hired Goons
February 02, 2011
Politico's Kenneth Vogel reports on the Koch brothers' campaign to push back against media characterizations of them as secretive billionaires funneling vast sums of money to make the political system more congenial to rich people in general and carbon polluters in particular: Inside the resort at the beginning of the conference, “there was an atmosphere almost of paranoia,” said Gary Ferdman, a Common Cause official. Ferdman had reservations at the resort and stayed there Thursday and Friday night.