The Koch brothers, you may have heard, have tried to oust the leadership of the CATO Institute. CATO’s policies agree with the Kochs’ right-wing positions 80 percent of the time. But that’s not enough for the Koch brothers. They want total control. This mirrors what has happened to the Republican Party today. You have to be right wing all the way.
Charles Peters is the founding editor of the Washington Monthly and the author of a new book on Lyndon B. Johnson published by Times Books.
- Trump’s better vowels, Sanders’s better consonants … The oppo researcher’s trash can … The soft bigotry of Ivy League football …Not a yooge difference As a Bronx native I’ve spent the campaign quietly weighing Donald ...read more
- Jesters want the throne … Bureaucrats with jet packs … Just ask JFKJesters want the throne Forget about playing shadowy, Nixonian dirty tricks on one’s political ...read more
- The scandalization of bravery…K’12’s coming fiscal cliff…Quit outsourcing junkets…Winning the angry-about-tuition vote Higher education is going to be one of the sleeper issues ...read more