My bet is there are no clear “good guys” in this equation.
$1 billion is a lot of money, even in the United States. In tiny Hungary it is however a massive sum. This, according to a report from Bloomberg is the amount the head of the Hungarian central bank has siphoned off for himself, friends, and allies in just 3 years. It appears to be a brazen and Putinesque (not a coincidence) act of crony capitalism. And Hungary is not the wealthiest country in Europe either.
Our embassy in Madagascar. Not a post the Hollywood donors want.
In fairness Obama’s not the first president to appoint unqualified ambassadors. There’s a long history of this. Let’s just hope nothing really goes wrong in The Bahamas or Andorra.
Net neutrality as the president defines it is Net control.
“Power to the people right on.” – John Lennon
This was an idiotic move by Hungary in the first place. Good to see that people power set the government straight. It is always good to see a tax revolt. An anti-Internet tax revolt is even better. Hopefully this sends a message to other pols pining for an Internet tax. We know you’re out there.