But groups funded primarily by the billionaire conservative Koch brothers had strongly opposed Obama’s American Jobs Act, despite the fact that approximately 14 million people are currently unemployed.
“That comes out to 20,967 people for every available listing at Koch Industries,” Conaway noted.
In response, KochFacts.com said that MSNBC only had ten job openings.
Watch Maddow’s response to Koch Industries, courtesy of MSNBC, below:
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