Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/10/12/not-even-trying.html
He has a point. Some ISPs are so bad, it’s like they’re competing against themselves and losing.
Not enough competition? Redefine it!
Slow internet? Redefine it!
The FCC: Solving problems with semantic fuckery
American Exceptionalism is really just redefining reality to match one’s own mediocre expectations.
Isn’t only having one health insurer - ie., lack of competition - a main point in repub’s critique of ‘failing’ Obamacare? I’m sure if we pointed out this inconsistency in their logic they’ll rectify their stances.
I am redefining “effective competition” to include having several parallel governments.
I just love the whole concept of a market with “one competitor.” Breathtaking.
I’m not sure whether mediocre is the right word here; for me it seems to imply at least some sort of connection with reality and sanity.
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