April 10, 2014

Manchin: Stop the Koch Tirade

Says it’s time for Reid to move on.

Just how far off the rails has Harry Reid gone? Far enough that even fellow Democrat Joe Manchin, commenting on Reid’s anti-Koch brothers obsession, has had enough. The West Virginia senator told Fox News, “You don’t beat up people. I mean, I don’t agree with [the Kochs’] politics or philosophically, but they’re Americans – they’re paying their taxes, they’re not breaking the law, they’re providing jobs.” He added, “This type of rhetoric does not help us move this country or move the agenda forward.” But it does make for a good PR debate, which is the entire point of Reid’s bizarre tirade.

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