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DAVID KOCH: 1940 TO 2019

Aug 27, 2019 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

David Koch, 79, died last week. There will be a special place in the annals of the hell of a hotter Earth for him and his brother Charles.

No one can deny the outsized influence on American political life of David and Charles Koch, brilliant sons of a brilliant libertarian father who built a business empire making them among the richest men in the world - $52 billion each, more or less. And no one should deny their right to have spent that money as the law allows to influence American poli...