Charter CEO Tom Rutledge joined the parade of CEOs pandering for favorable press and using the Presidency for corporate gain last week. Good for Tom; and good for Tom repatriating call centers to the U.S. and committing to increase broadband investments across its growing footprint (a while ago, and it must be noted as part of getting approval to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House). That's assuming he'll get to drop those nasty overbuild requirements aimed at ACA members. President Donald J. Trump, rightly recognizing -- but naturally and wrongly taking credit for -- recent exemplary decisions by Charter and CEO Rutledge to do so, simply swooned.
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