2. Constant self-serving restatements of the 'truth.' (Called 'lies' in person and 'rhetoric' on the campaign trail.)
3. A shameless and unethical willingness to manipulate and exploit customers, lawmakers, the economy and smartphone service providers in order to let carriers promise the moon and bill for it, but deliver only the image of a cable guy, pants around his ankles, facing away from us, bowing politely to deliver the right spin on the message the carriers are delivering.
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