I am shocked! Just Shocked!

Rick: How can you close me up? On what grounds?

Renault: I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!

[a croupier hands Renault a pile of money]

Croupier: Your winnings, sir.

Renault: Oh, thank you very much.

- From the movie “Casablanca”

 

So it seems the same chairman of the FCC who openly mocked net neutrality protesters is now himself under investigation for corruption.  To be fair, the investigation at this point concerns  the approval of rules that purportedly were meant to benefit media giant, the Sinclair Broadcast Group, allowing them to proceed with a $3.9 billion dollar deal to purchase the Chicago Tribune. While we busy ourselves explaining to our younger readers exactly what a newspaper is, you can find about the ramifications from John Oliver here.  So while the court system busies themselves for yet another round of what we call “dueling attorneys” you can guess which side we are rooting for…

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