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Lessons for Canada from how the Koch brothers hijacked democracy - 2016-09-25

F0.png Lessons for Canada from how the Koch brothers hijacked democracy September 25, 2016, Daphne Bramham, Vancouver Sun

This was supposed to be the year that the American billionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, bought the presidency in their zealous bid to reshape the United States into a libertarian utopia.

Another Republican billionaire ended that dream. Donald Trump refused to seek either their backing or their blessing.

On the Democratic Party side, outsider Bernie Sanders nearly derailed the well-funded hopes of Hillary Clinton with his appeal to get big money out of politics.

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{{cite news | author = Daphne Bramham | title = Lessons for Canada from how the Koch brothers hijacked democracy | url = https://vancouversun.com/news/politics/daphne-bramham-lessons-for-canada-from-how-the-koch-brothers-hijacked-democracy | work = Vancouver Sun | date = September 25, 2016 | accessdate = April 27, 2019 }}