“I will not sell Viacom and I will not sell CBS,” ol’ Sumny said yesterday. “They’re two great companies.” After the $223 million in shares earlier this month, he won’t sell any more from those companies, so different stakes owned by his troubled holding company, National Amusements, may have to go on the block. “Perhaps in the future I’ll get more involved [in bank negotiations],” the 85-year-old said. [WSJ]
Thanksgiving, Christmas and then maybe a few weeks into January — that’s when you really gotta sit down, talk to your advisers and say, ‘Look, do I have a chance?’ I think I know why I would want to run. I think I know what I think this country should do and what I would do. But I just don’t know whether it’s possible.