We recently described how T-Mobile was playing crony capitalist DC games and talking out of both sides of its mouth. On one side, it told Wall Street that it’s in a great position. On the other side, it pleaded with federal regulators in DC that it needs their help in order to remain competitive in the wireless marketplace.
The company CEO, whom The Wall Street Journal’s Holman Jenkins labeled “Potty-Mouth” Legere, is now doubling down on the company’s "Little Sisters of the Poor" message to DC and calling for a larger set-aside in the upcoming spectrum incentive auction. The Obama Federal Communications Commission (FCC) already promised to set aside 30 MHz, but that just wasn’t enough for T-Mobile. Now Mr. Legere and the Save Wireless Choice coalition –…[more]
Here's what the former president of the United States had to say when he eulogized his mentor, an Arkansas senator:
"We come to celebrate and give thanks for the remarkable life of J. William Fulbright, a life that changed our country and our world forever and for the better. ... In the work he did, the words he spoke and the life he lived, Bill Fulbright stood against the 20th century's most destructive forces and fought to advance its brightest hopes."
So spoke President William J. Clinton in 1995 of a man who was among the 99 Democrats in Congress to sign the "Southern Manifesto"…
"In a lot of ways, Biden would be the true anti-Hillary. He is completely uninhibited, he is impossible to script -- which makes him seem authentic -- and he has a human appeal that everyone can relate to. Clinton, on the other hand, is running a surreal campaign that avoids crowds, media and spontaneity of any kind. She is protecting her lead in the most standard, unimaginative way possible. Compared…[more]