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Scott Brown Thanks David Koch For Money Before Awkwardly Asking For More

Yesterday, ThinkProgress posted a video of Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown asking billionaire David Koch for campaign money for his 2012 re-election. Well, it could be worse. At least he was talking to the real David Koch.

In the video, taken at the dedication of MIT’s David H. Koch Integrative Cancer Institute, Brown effusively thanks Koch for his previous contributions during Brown’s 2009 special election. He then goes on to awkwardly explain how much it would help to get more. It’s a nice little look into that less flashy downside of being a politician: the groveling. Not being billionaires, most of us rarely get to see all the begging that goes into running a political campaign. It’s a good thing too because, man, is it awkward. It’s also, like the Scott Walker prank call, another demonstration of just how much reverence Republicans embue the Koch brothers with.

Check out ThinkProgress’ video below:

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