24. They might be able to use that excuse for a bit, but once they can draw a large audience it
becomes a matter of competition, and if one agency says no another one will say yes. that doesn't keep them from speaking out, suggesting ways to bring people together, using their powers to do good. Might it cost them a little? I would expect not as much as some think, though it becomes a handy excuse.
But as far as the rest of what you said, yeah. In a nutshell.