Comcast: Throwing Money At Congress To Approve Our Merger Is Ok Because Congress Represents The People!

Comcast: Throwing Money At Congress To Approve Our Merger Is Ok Because Congress Represents The People!

Via Techdirt:

Comcast is using a variety of sophisticated lobbying tricks to get the company's proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable approved, including using minority groups and an endless roster of think tankers to parrot merger support. They're also taking a few cues from AT&T's blocked T-Mobile deal and avoiding making any promises the company knows it can't deliver (like claiming a merger that will likely kill jobs will somehow create jobs). But one thing Comcast is doing that's decidedly unsophisticated is its practice of throwing money at absolutely everybody (in truly bi-partisa...

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