Heh. I remember when it was Rupert Murdoch that the Democrats all hated…
A former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said rules limiting common ownership of newspapers and television stations in the same market should be gutted — even if it clears the way for media mogul Rupert Murdoch to control more news outlets including the Los Angeles Times.
Reed Hundt, Democratic chairman of the FCC during much of the Clinton administration and a self-confessed progressive, said in a speech Wednesday at UCLA that the long-standing rule is “perverse” and needs to be thrown out.
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And how did the aforementioned Goofball get a pie through? At Parliament?
No, seriously. The British Parliament has been bombed in living memory; London itself gets targeted by terrorist attacks at a level that Americans in particular may not really recognize. I know that the last time I visited England I was surprised for a while at the lack of public garbage cans… until I thought about it for a minute, and realized why. It was so the IRA couldn’t put bombs in them.
There’s going to be firings over this. And if somebody helped the Goofball, he or she might end up in jail.
In all of his, ahem, glory.
So… this guy breaks the rules and shows his contempt for a centuries-old institution for the ever-so-majestic goal of trying to humiliate an old man; for his pains, the Goofball gets slapped around by the man’s wife, wrestled off, arrested… and led off to jail with literal pie on his face. The pie that he brought himself.
Ladies and gentlemen, what we have here is the iconic image of the Modern Activist Left. All that’s missing is a fat campaign contribution check to Barack Obama.