‘Just drop the corpse into the Amazon rainforest fires’: Vile Twitter mob descends on news of David Koch’s death

· August 23, 2019  
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David Koch at museum event
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Billionaire, libertarian activist, and philanthropist David Koch passed away at age 79.

David’s brother, Charles, put out the following statement confirming the news on Friday morning:

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother David. Anyone who worked with David surely experienced his giant personality and passion for life. Twenty-seven years ago, David was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer and given a grim prognosis of a few years to live. David liked to say that a combination of brilliant doctors, state-of-the-art medications and his own stubbornness kept the cancer at bay. We can all be grateful that it did, because he was able to touch so many more lives as a result.”

David Koch gave a lot of money to things like the New York Ballet and cancer research. He and his brother also bankrolled a lot of free-market and libertarian political causes and projects, which turned them into boogeymen in the eyes of the Left forever.

In the Twitter cesspool, a mob of blue-checked leftists descended shortly after the news to revel in the younger Koch’s passing. Here’s a sampling:

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Author: Nate Madden

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