The WSJ has a piece comparing the Bush and Kerry broadband plans (subscription required). It's a little like our broadband policy package (here), noting that both candidates are promising universal broadband access, without offering a lot of tangible details.
The WSJ article focuses on the question of how to pay for this, wondering aloud if maybe one or both of the candidates isn't really thinking about subsidies. What I think it misses is the fact that both candidates' plans do nothing to address the demand side, which is the real soft spot in getting to universality.
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