Art Pope: In 2010, A Koch Bros’ Mini-Me Bought the Legislature of the 10th Largest State for $2.2 Mil

Art Pope, the right-wing extremist, multimillionaire owner of low-end retail outlets, Roses and Maxway stores, in eastern North Carolina, spent $2.2 million on local legislative races in 2010 and flipped the N.C. Legislature from blue to red for the first since 1870.

Jane Mayer profiles him in the New Yorker: