failing up

When your cable and Internet bill goes up, at least know that Comcast Dave is being reward well for a job not done.

Comcast Exec Who Failed At Time Warner Cable Merger Gets Boost To Annual Bonus

If you succeed at being the gladhanding, politically connected Beltway insider who can sweet-talk regulators and legislators into approving an outrageously anticompetitive $45 billion merger of the nation’s two largest cable and Internet providers, then you probably deserve a raise. But if you fail at that job and you work for Comcast, you apparently still get more money. [More]