that Google Fiber "wasn't an experiment." As we noted then, it's not quite clear what you're supposed to call an extremely limited broadband deployment by a search company intended primarily as a testbed. "Hobby" and "experiment" really aren't too far off the mark.
How about "Public Relations", or marketing, or lobbying? Just a way to lobby Washington to give money away to put FTTH in more areas.--
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves money from the public treasury.