The Ultimate Tautology!

The CEOs of Verizon and MCI, the Wall Street Journal reports, claim that their merger will heighten competition. So, too, the Big Cheese at SBC and AT&T.

Sure. Did I mention I've got a really good deal on a bridge for you? Personally, I'll vote with the WSJ's headline writer concerning the deal: "What About the Customers?" (TP comment: Who they?)

"Shameless CEO" ... the Ultimate Tautology!