6 Reasons the Koch Brothers Had a Very Bad Week
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Block did not return texts, emails or calls asking for comment on Thursday.
From the Huffington Post, in its report on the court decision against parts of the Scott Walker anti-union law:
Walker's office did not return a request for comment.
Instead, the PR professionals at Koch Industries focused on filmmaker Greenwald, posting an attack on him on their Web site, and complaining of "harassing phone calls" from Brave New Foundation staffers who were requesting comment on the documentary, and making a big deal of a bad joke made by one of the staffers after he thought he had hung up. When a behemoth corporation -- in this case, the second-largest privately held corporation in America -- uses its corporate Web site to attack an individual the way Koch Industries went after Greenwald on Friday, there's usually a bit more to the story. In this case, it appears the public relations geniuses at Koch were hoping to deflect attention away from the Kochs' very bad week.