Tom Wheeler to head FCC?

Garrett Wollman
Wed May 1 01:56:26 EDT 2013

<<On Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:43:12 -0700 (PDT), Blaine Thompson <> said:

> The Wall Street Journal reports:
> "President Barack Obama is expected to soon nominate a former top
> lobbyist for the cable and wireless industries to lead the Federal
> Communications Commission, two people familiar with the matter said.

Pity.  It would be nice to have someone who actually knew something
(as opposed to some*one*) on the FCC.

One correction, however: the president doesn't nominate the chairman,
the president *designates* the chairman from among the sitting
commissioners.  The Senate does not get to advise the president on his
choice of chairman.


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