The Koch’s Epic Fixer Upper

** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND, MARCH 30 - APRIL 1 ** Charles G. Koch, 71, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Koch Industries Inc., is photographed in his office at the Koch Industries Inc., building on Mar... ** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND, MARCH 30 - APRIL 1 ** Charles G. Koch, 71, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Koch Industries Inc., is photographed in his office at the Koch Industries Inc., building on March 6, 2007, in Wichita, Kan. Koch used his studies of science, engineering, sociology, economics, philosophy and psychology to pen his book, "The Science of Success: How Market-Based Management Built the World's Largest Private Company." (AP Photo/Topeka Capital-Journal, Mike Burley) MORE LESS
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Sort of like trying to refurb a classic Mustang or other fixer-upper car and still not being able to get it to run, you can buy the party, invest a lot of money, but still not make it not be crazy. Koch Bros, disenchanted with presidential primaries, to sit out GOP convention.

To be clear with the Kochs, they’re not looking for good government. But they’re looking for a GOP that reliably delivers as a capital-first policy vehicle. That was Jeb, maybe Rubio, possibly Walker. Not this.

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