Our friends at the Sunlight Foundation are some of the best data detectives around. And when they analyzed the record-breaking number of comments on FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Internet rules, they found that less than 1 percent oppose Net Neutrality.
The partisan bickering on Capitol Hill can turn the most wide-eyed idealist into a disillusioned crank. But progress is possible even in this era of legislative gridlock. That’s why Free Press Action Fund members meet with their elected officials: to effect change.
The Koch brothers will reportedly spend at least $250 million on the 2014 midterm elections — and that’s a conservative estimate.
But while the Kochs may have the fattest wallet in the game, they’re hardly alone.