Senator Nancy Detert (R-FL) confronts Koch Brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity. The corrupting influence of big money in politics is a nonpartisan issue, and everyone (including elected officials) is tired of it.
In a Senate committee hearing of her film incentive bill Thursday, Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, took Koch brothers-backed, ultra-conservative political action committee Americans for Prosperity to task.
After AFP lobbyist Skylar Zander tried to waive his time in opposition to the bill, Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, the Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee chairman, asked to hear full testimony.
That’s when Detert got her shots in:
‘I appreciate the mail-outs that you do against me on a monthly basis that say I give money to Hollywood moguls, which, of course, I don’t have any money to give…
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