The Koch brothers' search for a suitably pliable and clueless candidate had a little setback with the demise of bought-and-paid-for Scott Walker's candidacy. In a case of perfect timing, however, Carly Fiorina rose to the surface on the bubbles of her willingness to lie through her teeth and/or to show her credulity, to say what she thinks they'd like to hear, on such matters as Planned Parenthood, torture, and military spending, among so many others. Tax cuts for the wealthy, of course, go without saying. Perfect, in other words, for would-be puppet masters:
NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Carlyhas emerged as the Republican candidate of the moment in conservative fundraising circles, drawing the notice of the billionaire Koch brothers and other wealthy donors who could instantly remake her shoestring presidential campaign.
How blatant does it have to get before people take notice? When will so-called "conservatives" wake up and smell the cacophony? 's show-stealing performance in a Republican presidential debate last month, and her subsequent surge in the polls, has prompted industrialists Charles and David Koch to take a "serious look" at the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, according to three sources close to the brothers...