Koch Bros Vilified for Donating $100K to PA Supreme Court Race

media biasIn the 2014 campaign for governor of Pennsylvania, California billionaire Tom Steyer gave over $10 million to Tom Wolf’s campaign to help him get elected (see CA Anti-Driller Tom Steyer Purchasing Tom Wolf PA Governorship). Steyer is a very rich anti-drilling nutjob. Hey, if he wants to blow his money like that, who are we to disagree? You might think that “outside money” from a “controversial” figure like Steyer would warrant some kind of news coverage by the state’s major newspapers, like the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. But you would be wrong. “Nothing to see here–just move along.” That was the way “reporters” at the Post-Gazette treated the purchasing of the governorship in their state by Steyer. No questions. No investigations. Nothing. But along comes the evil, nefarious Koch brothers (cue sinister music), donating $100,000–1% of what Steyer donated–to the effort to elect three conservative Republican judges to the PA Supreme Court, and the Post-Gazette pulls out all the stops to declare this a hideous act of betrayal, something that must be stopped…

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