|The St. Regis|
Here's the full list of elected invitees. All Republicans, natch.
"By press agreement"? The Koch Bros. are trying to rehabilitate their image as the Montgomery Burns of the Electoral Process, or as The Crypt Keepers at the Tomb of Democracy (take yer pick!), so they're trying to soften their public image and "reach out" more to the 99%. Bless their hearts.
Their maneuvering "toward transparency" ("We're the Super-Rich and We Already Own Your Government. We Just Want You to Feel Good About That") is detailed in this AP article.
A Ticking Time Bomb
The Kochs did not invite Donald Trump.
Trump's request to speak at a Koch-sponsored grassroots summit in Ohio was also rejected. "Additionally, his campaign’s effort to buy data and analytic services from a Koch-backed political tech firm was rebuffed, according to a Politico report."
Do you smell burning hair?
Is The Donald going to take this kind of treatment? Remains to be seen. Is he a weenie to other billionaires, or is a man?