Sunday, August 19, 2012

The Koch Brothers, 1930's Philadelphia style

                                             Photo: April Saul, Philadelphia Inquirer
The Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook, Pa  is the remnant of the oil
      and shipbuilding empire built by the Pews, who handpicked candidates.














"Before the Koch brothers' dollars lubricated today's Republicans, there were Philadelphia's Pew brothers, funding the party in its leanest years. They showed what political money could do -
and couldn't."


That's the lead to Joseph N. DiStefano's short but interesting history lesson in the Business pages of today's Philadelphia Inquirer.  

You'll find it at: Philly Deals: What election money can buy, and not

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