Even a 1960s radical acknowledged that Facebook is “one of the great American success stories.”
Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill. – a co-founder of the Illinois branch of the Black Panther Party and an admirer of Fidel Castro – made the reference when he was questioning Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday morning in a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
But on Tuesday, when Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, asked the 33-year-old entrepreneur in a Senate hearing to affirm that Facebook is an “only in America story,” the CEO looked puzzled.
The senator, who had recounted Zuckerberg’s story of launching a company in his college dorm room that now has a market cap of more than $450 billion, tried to help.
“You couldn’t do this in China, right? What you did in 10