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Stone: Kochs Bought Ryan Pick

Longtime Republican political operative Roger Stone claims that the billionaire Koch brothers purchased Mitt Romney's vice presidential nomination for Paul Ryan by promising to fork over an additional $100 million toward "independent expenditure" campaigning for the GOP ticket. "Any such transaction would represent a serious violation of federal election laws and perhaps other statutes, aside from the ethical and character implications for all concerned," reports Joe Conason for NationalMemo.
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