Billionaire industrialist brothers Charles and David Koch were stopped today. But it also represented a win for brothers Koch, who've used their net worth to influence politicians and the media to support policies that would make them richer.
The Keystone XL oil pipeline is emblematic of a lot that we've learned about the Koch brothers. Whenever possible, the brothers try operating in the shadows and attacking the truth so that they can get richer in secret.
Billionaire political donors Charles and David Koch aren't the only ones who saw our latest investigative film. Thousands of people have posted comments on our Facebook page and have offered additional testimony about the Koch brothers' pollution in their communities.
Koch Industries' life-threatening practices are legal. They'll attack me and cite some gold stars and blue ribbons as proof that they aren't killing innocent people. But follow the money: Through their wealth, the Koch brothers neuter oversight and safety.