Petitioners tell Tribune Co.: Don’t sell Los Angeles Times to Koch brothers

A Courage Campaign petition calls David and Charles Koch “the worst of the worst … known for buying elections, funding anti-science organizations, union busting, dodging taxes, and twisting democracy any way they can to promote their personal agenda.”

kochsThey cannot be allowed to purchase one of the most respected newspapers in the country in the second biggest media market in order to peddle their discredited ideas and right wing propaganda.

Millions of Angelenos count on the Los Angeles Times for real facts, real issues, and unbiased information. The L.A. Times endorsements in local and statewide elections carry substantial clout. The Koch brothers cannot be allowed to control this vital source of information.

At last check, the Koch foes were at 74% of their goal of 15,000 signatures.

* Tell the Tribune Co.: “No sale to the Kochs” (