The FCC chairman has to recognize the firm hand he holds in having two commissioners supporting him and recognize as well that if political forces want to reverse his decision, so be it. That shouldn't stop him from doing what's best for the American people.
Is the FCC shrinking? Is it shirking? Either way, Chairman Julius Genachowski still has time to be a hero to the America by implementing policies to revitalize the online world, but time is running out.
To be a hero, Genachowski needs to reject the forthcoming "industry consensus" from ITI as wholly inadequate and announce he will call for a vote on his "Third Way" Proposal in September as the only way to protect consumers.