Yesterday on All Things Considered, Robert Seigel manged to ask a few pertinent questions of Wyoming billionaire Foster Friess, who is a major backer of the Red, White, And Blue superPAC supporting Rick Santorum.
In addition to the standard Kochtacular "Privatize It!" philosophy, there's some truly hilarious gems about how the wealthy are at a disadvantage and underrepresented in government. I particularly enjoyed Friess saying, "Bye bye, Robert" at the end, as if he was envisioning the end of public radio.
There's also the nonhilarious concept of reforming campaign finance by simply allowing fully disclosed, unlimited direct donations to candidates. It's presented as honest.
Give it a listen, if only because others have heard it, and you'll want to be able to discuss it. Also, this is another billionaire enemy whose name needs to be out there. Whenever they go on record, we need to keep playing that record.
Short diary, off to work, spread the word.