“Republican presidential hopeful John McCain yesterday attended a technology conference and came out against Net Neutrality,” Arlen Parsa blogs for The Daily Background.
“The 70 year old presidential hopeful also said that he would ask Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to serve on his cabinet to deal with technology issues if elected. He did not however say what position Ballmer might be hired in, but did joke that he might consider him for a diplomatic position, such as ambassador to China,” Parsa reports.
“Ballmer is not known in the tech industry for his diplomatic prowess: he once threw a chair across his office saying he would ‘fucking kill Google’ after learning that a prized employee had defected to the search giant,” Parsa reports.
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “G” for the heads up.]
Asking Steve Ballmer to take a cabinet seat to deal with technology issues would be like asking Rob Glaser to join the board of Weight Watchers.