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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Fourth Amendment says Obama is not at liberty to collect metadata
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Tom Bower
If the phone hacking scandal gripping Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. empire has a familiar ring, it might be because you've heard the story before. Scrappy outsider turns modest newspaper business into international media conglomerate. Ambition turns to hubris. Mogul dramatically falls from grace.
He gets colonic irrigations, Botox injections and vitamin drips, and insists on black toilet paper in his home.
A biography of former "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell is coming soon.
The Golden Globes admire broadcast network comedies but the respect is absent when it comes to drama.
"There is a sharp difference," said Bower, explaining that Murdoch built "a huge and successful business" based on hard work and sharp elbows, while his competitors failed because they had created "flimsy businesses based on fraud."
"He is only interested in women who are uninhibited and uncomplicated," Bower said.