A few weeks ago, Rupert Murdoch discovered Twitter. The resulting stream of … well, let’s call it semi-consciousness, from @rupertmurdoch has been revelatory.
The man can turn on a dime. Here is the best example I’ve seen yet.
Rupert tweeting from CES on Wednesday, on Day 2 of CES:
The admiration lasted about 72 hours.
Three days later, after the show is over, Rupert’s opinion of Google has changed …
The piracy leader? It takes a lot of I-don’t-know-what-you-call-it-but-you-can’t-say-it-in-polite-company for the guy whose highly paid executives stole the voicemails of a murdered child and of soldiers who lost their lives in Iran and Afghanistan to complain about piracy.
And as for the "pouring millions into lobbying"? Again, this is Rupert Murdoch we’re talking about. Who spends millions of dollars a year on lobbying.
But there you are.