January 28, 2015

Oh, the life of starry-eyed so-called journalists who think it's just awesome to be in with the in-crowd. Watch Mika, in particular, go on about how great it was to be invited into the inner sanctum of Koch donors and friends in Palm Springs last weekend.

TPM:

"I thought the different programs they have had, the conversations they had, addressed really interesting questions," she said of the speakers at the event. "The kind of questions we address here at the table."

"A surprise to me," she continued, grasping for words before raving about Charles Koch's wife. "Liz Koch, ever met her? She's a ball of fire! And she's got this incredible program for helping the poorest of the poor kids in several inner cities that she's developed."

Brzezinski argued there is a lot of ignorance out there about the Koch ethos.

"I mean, it's everything that you don't think, and you don't know," she said. "There are different facets of the story you get to see when you actually go and observe events like this."

Scarborough, a former Republican congressman, weighed in, calling it a "great move" for the Kochs to have invited Brzezinski out to Palm Springs.

"It was a great move having Mika out there as a liberal, it was, I think, very important," he said.

Brzezinski turned to a guest at the table and said, "a lot of people were like, what are you doing here?" to laughs from the panel.

See, liberals? The Kochs are just misunderstood. When you meet them, you realize they're just a ball of love and fire. Sure, they might be oligarchs but they like me!

Hey, Mika! Come over to my place and let me walk you through the last five years of what they've bought with their billiions while they smile sweetly to your face. They're not so bad if you like having knives shoved in your back while they smile and offer you a drink. Not at all.

Next up: Mika says repealing Obamacare wouldn't be so bad after all.

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