From the Department of Just Way Too Symbolic
A 710-year-old copy of the declaration of human rights known as the Magna Carta _ the version that became part of English law _ was auctioned Tuesday for $21.3 million, a Sotheby's spokeswoman said.
The document, which had been expected to draw bids of $30 million or higher, was bought by David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group, a private equity firm, the spokeswoman said
So, now that The Carlyle Group owns the Magna Carta, I guess we can sell of the Constitution to the telcos?
Hey, just kidding! I don't really mean sell it!
But hey, here's an idea! We could sell the naming rights. Change that dusty, unmarketable "Fourth Amendment"--whoa, how numerical--to something bright, shiny, and new:
Like "The Verizon Amendment?"™