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May 10, 2013
What if two guys named Koch bought the LA Times and saved jobs?
The left is going into irrational overdrive because the Koch brothers may buy the LA Times: "Common Cause, Daily Kos, Free Press and Courage Campaign are among the groups protesting the sale to the conservative financiers, calling them "radical right wing ideologues." A sale of the company is considered imminent." We hear that "half" of the staff will quit! I guess that must be the "half" of the staff still working there after all of the job cuts in recent years. The problems go back to 2008.Frankly, I think that the reporters should be cheering that two guys with deep pockets will buy a newspaper losing readership and sinking in competition with the new media. After all, how many jobs are the guys at "Daily Kos", "Common Cause", "Free Press" and "Courage Campaign" going to offer all of those reporters threatening to resign if the Koch duo takes over the newspaper? The answer is none. My advice to the anti-Koch heroes, or those who want...(Read Full Post)