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For FCC's Pai, Pop Culture Is A Bridge To Policy

Law360, New York (August 8, 2017, 9:05 PM EDT) -- On a recent April afternoon, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai fielded reporters' questions about a controversial net neutrality vote as he sipped from a comically large Reese's Peanut Butter Cups mug and sang a few bars from "Never Gonna Give You Up."

The two-time commissioner and Republican head of the media regulatory agency laces his speeches, remarks and statements with asides ranging from baseball to Batman, and he often employs the tenuous yet entertaining connections to segue into policy initiatives. In recent months, Pai has name-dropped "Game of Thrones," country singer and sausage maker Jimmy Dean, and nonfiction bestseller "Hillbilly...

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