After Pledging $70 Million, Charles Koch Selects Nikki Haley as the Vessel to Remove His Trump Problem
In the era where they refuse to accept their irrelevance, billionaires and their political money are easy parted. So goes the game of grift amid the professional political class when contrast against the power of We The People. It’s actually quite funny to watch and doesn’t annoy me one bit.
Charles Koch, a man of notorious disposition who loves open borders and multinational trade – which puts him on the outside of the America First movement, had previously pledged to spend $70 million (through his American’s For Prosperity political action committee) to remove President Trump. Today, Charles Koch selected Nikki Haley over Ron DeSantis to be the vessel for his effort.
Via Daily Mail – The conservative U.S. political network headed by billionaire Charles Koch on Tuesday endorsed Nikki Haley for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, saying she was the best candidate to beat President Joe Biden next year.
It is the latest boost for the former South Carolina governor who has seen her stock rise with strong debate performances and improving poll numbers.
Her traditional conservative positions also align with the Koch network, which uses its money to push for tax cuts and less government regulation.
Setting out its reasons, the group said beating former President Donald Trump in the primaries was a top priority.
‘Between her surging to second place in the polls since August and being well-positioned amongst supporters of the other candidates, she is in a strong position to gather more support,’ said Emily Seidel, a senior adviser to the Koch group’s Americans for Prosperity Action, in a memo. (read more)
Be of good cheer, this endorsement by Charles Koch is actually quite funny. Considering that Koch previously supported Ken Cuccinelli, we can imagine the big sad in the DeSantis camp. lolol
Meanwhile, in the world of reality, here’s a summary of the latest polling.
Ain’t life a peach? Best election year ever!
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