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'Populist mobs' vs. the Kochs: Tech probes split the GOP
Investigations from state attorneys general and federal agencies are causing a rift between free market conservatives and the party's more populist voices. 10/06/19 politico.com/news/2019/10/0…
The most visible sign of the divide came last month when Americans for Prosperity, the political organization founded by conservative mega-donors Charles and the late David Koch, launched a Facebook ad campaign targeting nine Republican and Democratic state attorneys general -
who are leading antitrust investigations of Google and Facebook. The ads direct voters to submit form letters urging the AGs to avoid creating a "political spectacle" and arguing that "punishing companies for size or success would mean risking the jobs of countless Americans."
Facebook partnered with the Atlantic Council —a prominent Washington-based think-tank funded by Saudi Arabia, major oil companies, defense contractors, and Charles Koch — to prevent its platform from “being abused during elections.” Thread
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