Poll: Harry Reid More Disliked than Koch Brothers

Americans are fonder of the Koch brothers than Democrats would hope, if they’ve even heard of the businessmen to begin with.

Despite Democratic scare tactics about the Kochs, including Harry Reid’s several speeches going after them on the Senate floor, a new George Washington University Battleground poll finds that 52 percent of the country has never even heard of Charles and David Koch.

The survey also finds that Reid actually has a higher unfavorable rating than the brothers. More than one-third of respondents said they have a strong or somewhat unfavorable view of the majority leader, while 25 percent think the same of the Kochs. As for favorability, the Kochs are at 13 percent while Reid sits at 24 percent.

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