Bridge Project is continuing the “Month’s Supply of Koch” with the release of the latest report on the Kochs’ LIBRE Initiative. Today Bridge Project is also releasing a new 50-second Spanish language web ad “Los hermanos Koch se oponen al Papa por el cambio climático,” about the Kochs’ attacks on the pope for the Holy Father’s efforts to deter climate change.
The report is a comprehensive look at the Koch-backed LIBRE Initiative that deceptively brands itself as a “grassroots organization” that pushes messages of “liberty, freedom and prosperity,” founded to “empower Hispanics.” The group is actually run by Republican operatives and financed almost entirely by the Koch network.
LIBRE claims to be for comprehensive immigration reform, but their actual agenda seems to be providing political cover for the GOP’s anti-immigrant agenda. Daniel Garza, the group’s executive director, said in 2012 that President Obama’s executive order protecting DREAMers from deportation, […]Read more after the jump.