David L wins again?

    Politico quotes sources as saying the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will get the votes to approve to the controversial merger of Comcast and NBC Universal, with some conditions.

    The story says approval could come in January, and it would include assurances that consumers could still access NBC programming through Comcast’s competitors, including those on the Web.

    If this true, it will come as no surprise who anyone who knows Comcast executive vice president David L. Cohen. I watched him closely as Ed Rendell’s chief of staff in city hall, and I’ve never met a more able anything.

    I’ve told Cohen more than once that the greatest waste of natural resources I know of is him working for a cable company. He should be running the White House, or the United Nations.

    You can read the Politico story here.

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