The Koch brothers are in the news a lot these days. Yeah, they are written about IN news stories, of course. But that’s not what I’m talking about. The Koch brothers are in the news by actually creating the news in a way that promotes their own corporatist ideology that anything that is good for private corporations is good. Period. Through their various front groups, they are infiltrating the newspapers through corporate-friendly articles and, more commonly, through op-eds written by people who work for one of their front groups.
And they’ve been busy right here in Michigan this week.
Media Matters points out that a Koch brothers-worshipping op-ed in the Midland Daily News was actually written by Timothy Nash who is basically a Koch employee: