The Murdoch Spring

http://www.newsweek.com/2011/07/17/how-the-guardian-broke-the-news-of-the-world-hacking-scandal.html

Read it. The hacking is bad, but just how long justifiable government investigations into the abuses of Murdoch’s employees was delayed and held off multiple times is frightening. It makes me think that size limits for corporations is a good thing for good governance. News Corp was a corporation that grew more powerful than the British government in some respects, and nobody wanted to touch it.

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Also, Mr. Brooks sounds rather angry at the Republican Party? Is he finally getting that if you’re a sincere, well-meaning person you can’t support the Republican Party?

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