The Genius of Jack Valenti - Thomas Kuppe
Jack Valenti is a genius much in the same sense that Lex Luthor and The Joker were geniuses. Their power comes from their innate ability to create a system that dominates while at the same time remaining completely in their own control. He created both the greatest and worst thing about the movie industry, it's personal government. Jack had power over anything and everything and because of that he was able to control aspects of this country through censorship. He is probably to blame for everything wrong about the movie industry, its commercialism, its massive prices, and its lack of variety in content.
In a sense, Jack created a game, but a game that he could change anytime to fit his goals. He famously shut down TIVO's ability to block commericals by claiming that it was stealing, and that was just his most recent travesty. Ethically, and for the sake of all humanity, Jack not being bound by any outside rules and being allowed to do as he pleases in his own personally manufactured environment not bound by precedent, Jack is a sinister monstrosity of a human being. But in the business sense, and the sense of how things are usually run in American business, he is no doubt a hero to many.