Fascinating: ‘David Koch, billionaire conservative activist and philanthropist, dies at 79’

Something insane has just come to our attention. A very unique story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user arkasha titled David Koch, billionaire conservative activist and philanthropist, dies at 79 is gaining some traction, having got 29 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by nbcnews.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-23 21:22:25 and has an ID of cudtn0. Here are some thoughts on this so far:

  • “How the fuck is this off topic. The guy was a huge political donor and responsible for a lot of the horrendous policy we’ve seen from Republ… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user QuaziCozmos at 2019-08-23 21:30:43. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Finally something uplifting in the news“, posted by the user QuaziCozmos at 2019-08-23 21:25:25. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “One down, one to go.“, posted by the user RooneyWrites at 2019-08-23 21:25:07. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “One less oligarch.“, posted by the user Dustoff-Witchdoctor at 2019-08-23 21:24:45. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Well itÂ’s beer thirty already. What a great start to Friday.“, posted by the user LordFeltersnatch at 2019-08-23 21:24:42. We judge this to be a positive comment and one that is subjective.
  • “One less oligarch.“, posted by the user Dustoff-Witchdoctor at 2019-08-23 21:24:33. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “His heirs will probably just continue his political activities.“, posted by the user nicmos at 2019-08-23 21:24:03. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “I was going to say I wonder what all the politicians relying on his donations were going to do, but I’m sure his will takes care of them“, posted by the user MyGrownUpLife at 2019-08-23 21:23:53. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Why are the mods deleting these?“, posted by the user dbrank at 2019-08-23 21:23:15. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Not off topic. These people were the real source of corruption in the US. We can’t just talk about party politics without bringing their cor… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user armchairmegalomaniac at 2019-08-23 21:23:12. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

As this is a story very close to my heart, we are digging deeper into this development and will write a new story as soon as we know more.

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