Let’s hope so.

In their quest to cripple solar power and protect the profits of their fossil fuels-based businesses, the Koch brothers have run into an unexpected and potent adversary: tea party conservatives.

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The Koch Brothers are heavily entrenched in businesses that benefit from the traditional electric utility model holding sway. Unfortunately for them, this country is headed into a radical transformation and the incumbents are most f*cked if they can’t adapt.

We’ll see just how far their libertarian ideals can be stretched as their political base’s best interests diverge with theirs.

More from David Horsey at the LA Times:

Koch brothers face an unexpected new foe: tea party conservatives (LA Times)