Angry Commenters Force Koch Ties Disclosure In Newsweek Op-Ed
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April 22, 2015

So Newsweek ran this piece called "What's The True Cost of Wind Power?" The commenters went wild, pointing out that the author is a Koch shill. Well, it worked! They actually added a disclaimer:

Editor's note: The author of this piece, Randy Simmons, is the Charles G. Koch professor of political economy at Utah State University. He's also a senior fellow at the Koch- and ExxonMobil-funded Property and Environment Research Center. These ties to the oil industry weren't originally disclosed in this piece.

You should call these shills out every time you see them. Our Glorious Corporate Media won't do these things unless we make it too uncomfortable for them.


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