Kochs’ Smacked Down for Misleading Ad, Wisconsin TV Networks Pull False Ads

May 9, 2016

Charles Koch and his super pac, Freedom Partners Action Fund, got the smack down for its false ads in Wisconsin, and as a result, three TV stations in Madison and Green Bay pulled the pro-Ron Johnson ad off the air and their websites.

“Voters are catching on to the Koch’s tricks and lies,” said Eddie Vale, Vice President of American Bridge. “Good for these TV stations to not let the Kochs air their deceitful political attacks aimed at protecting their political puppets and self-serving agenda.”

The Kochs have spent more than $44 million in Wisconsinnot including this recent $2 million “ad” they put in to support Sen. Johnson, despite recent comments that attacks ads are beneath them. In an exclusive interview with ABC News aired April 24, Charles Koch himself said:

“These personal attacks and pitting one person again the other–that’s the message you’re sending the country…You’re role models and you’re terrible role models. So how–I don’t know how we could support ’em.”
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