Time Warner At It Again
Go TWC. The real bully here is Hearst. Do I care if ABC is not on TWC? Nope. I'll just watch it for free on its broadcast channel. Or the next day on the ABC website.
As a consumer of TWC, if they pay more for a station, the cost gets routed back to me when it comes time to pay my monthly bill. So if they're going to say "we won't pay that much for the service you provide for free anyway as a broadcast station," then I fully support their decision.
TWC! All the way!