July 03, 2006 10:05 AM
Ted Stevens Still Amazed, Terrified by Intercontinental Telegraphy
You ever have one of those days where you just want to quote the Mencken line about Democracy being the theory that the people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard over and over and over again? Today is one of those days. Good people of Washington and points beyond, we give you Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), explaining why he voted against "net neutrality":
But this service isn't going to go through the internet and what you do is you just go to a place on the internet and you order your movie and guess what you can order ten of them delivered to you and the delivery charge is free.
Ten of them streaming across that internet and what happens to your own personal internet?
I just the other day got, an internet was sent by my staff at 10 o'clock in the morning on Friday and I just got it yesterday. Why?
Ted Stevens, Unfrozen Caveman Senator.
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