Daily Beast: Kansas billionaire Charles Koch now says that he regrets his partisan spending—admitting in his new book that it only made things worse, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Are you KIDDING ME?! All the fvcking damage you caused and you think you can just “my bad” your way out of it?! Eat a bag of dicks Charles Koch! https://t.co/gFXZBN5uA4
— Michelle B. Young 💛🐝 (@MichelleBYoung1) November 13, 2020
Charles Koch wants to sound like Rodney King: 'Can't we all just get along?' Meanwhile, he's trying to buy GOP control of the Senate in GA https://t.co/eRDLylyZXg
— Jane Mayer (@JaneMayerNYer) November 13, 2020
The 85-year-old tycoon’s book, Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World, says that he is shifting his focus from intense Republican partisanship to finding unifying answers to social issues instead.
Charles Koch's regrets: In a rare interview, the libertarian billionaire concedes that his GOP partisanship and activism badly deepened America’s divisions. As he puts it in his new book, “Boy, did we screw up! What a mess!” https://t.co/yX69bpndOU via @WSJ
— Gary Rosen (@garyrosenWSJ) November 13, 2020
“Boy, did we screw up!” Koch writes. “What a mess!” He now wants to work together with Democrats and liberals like the American Civil Liberties Union, the LeBron James Family Foundation, and Democratic state legislative campaigns.
Oh fcuk off. Now watch all these racist Republicans try to pivot and rewrite the damage they caused. Charles Koch still ain't shit…but he can cut the check to Jon Ossoff and Rev Warnock for starters. https://t.co/sUBLCczqKF
— BlackWomenViews Media (@blackwomenviews) November 13, 2020
“I congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their victory,” he said in an email to the Journal. “I look forward to finding ways to work with them to break down the barriers holding people back, whether in the economy, criminal justice, immigration, the Covid-19 pandemic, or anywhere else.
“Boy did we screw up!” ???
This is the understatement of the century. Charles Koch – you and your brother BROKE America, and paved the way for Trumpism. https://t.co/S76docV3tk
— Nick Knudsen 🇺🇸 (@DemWrite) November 13, 2020
At the same time, I hope we all use this post-election period to find a better way forward. Because of partisanship, we’ve come to expect too much of politics and too little of ourselves and one another.”