Usually the Republican Party falls in line with the Koch brothers, blindly supporting their causes — even when they are obviously bad for the country.
Given that the oil tycoons said they will likely spend around $1 billion in the upcoming election cycle, it’s pretty easy to see why the GOP does their bidding. Simply follow the money.
But, as host Thom Hartmann pointed out on a recent episode of The Big Picture, some Republicans are pushing back against the Koch machine.
Watch Hartmann discuss this new backlash against the Koch brothers with Brendan Fischer of the Center for Media and Democracy.