US President Joe Biden has been accused of unfairly penalising political rival Elon Musk by dropping an $885m (£750m) contract awarded to his satellite company Starlink.
Republican official Brendan Carr attacked a decision by a Biden nominee to revoke the award to Starlink to provide internet connections to 650,000 rural homes.
Mr Carr, who works at US telecoms regulator the Federal Communications Commission, said the decision was “a clear error and plainly exceeds agency authority”.
The aim of the centrist part of the D Party – as with that of the centrist part of the R – is to gain control of government in order to be in control of government. Of the progressive part of the Ds in order to good things by having control of govt.
Any of those three mean using having control of government in order to reward supporters and punish non-supporters. QED.
What’s actually the technically best way of getting rural broadband coverage – or even the best cash deal – comes a very distant second to those calculations about power.