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Jitter65

(3,089 posts)
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 01:46 PM Jun 2016

Really, people complaining about Comcast hosting Democratic convention?

If Habitat for Humanity hosted it the same people would complain that they would be wasting money for the homeless.

Get a life people. You get sponsors who can afford to sponsor.

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Jack Bone

(2,023 posts)
1. last time I checked...democracy didn't need a "sponsor"
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 01:51 PM
Jun 2016

too many paid the ultimate cost for it!

makes me wanna

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
2. It doesn't matter who bankrolls the Democratic Party? They want nothing in return.
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 01:52 PM
Jun 2016

I hope you think you have too much choice and pay too little for things like Internet service and cable -- because Comcast is trying to build a large monopoly --- and are known for their abuse of consumers.

Democrats will have something to do with things like regulation of them, and approval of mergers.

But nahhhhhhhhh...Doesn't matter in the least. All that money and political backing won't affect those decisions at all.

 

scscholar

(2,902 posts)
3. Considering how many lives Comcast has destroyed...
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 01:55 PM
Jun 2016

yes, we should object to our establishment's support of Comcast.

KeepItReal

(7,769 posts)
4. One of the most hated corporations in America sponsors the Democratic convention
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 01:59 PM
Jun 2016

And you compare it to a charitable nonprofit?

VulgarPoet

(2,872 posts)
5. Funny, I remember Comcast railing against net neutrality
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 02:06 PM
Jun 2016

and doing everything in their power to ensure an internet duopoly to basically pull a Bill Clinton: "you may not like our service, but where else will you go?"

I've got some massive issues with Comcast hosting the convention. (Speaking of, why do they need a sponsor? They've gotten money out of the taxes I've paid, so what the hell? Are they going to send me my money back, considering I'm Independent going Green?)

TSIAS

(14,689 posts)
7. This isn't some commercial enterprise
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 06:31 PM
Jun 2016

It's supposed to be an exercise in democracy. Maybe they'll call it the Democratic National Convention hosted by Comcast in Association with Goldman Sachs.

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