Wild Bill Koch Has Way Too Much Money

Wild Bill Koch Has Way Too Much Money

by
Abby Zimet
 
Bill Koch, the other Koch brother, is building his own Wild West town on his  6,400-acre ranch in Colorado. It will have about 50 buildings - and don't let's do the math on how many homeless people that could house - many with finery like polished brass and carved mahogany, along with a train station, water-treatment system and locked gate with guards to keep out the scruffy likes of you, because, loser, this life-size play-house is solely for "Koch's amusement and that of his family and friends." Koch loves the Wild West so much he paid $2.3 million for a rare photo of Billy the Kid, more than the $2 million he's given to the Romney campaign. A man with priorities: He's lucky there's no longer frontier justice in his neighborhood.
 
 
Billy the Kid photo to the tune of $2.3 million. Which could buy how many hot lunches for how many inner-city kids?

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