NEW YORK ( TheStreet) --Just when I thought it was finally over, TheStreet's Dana Blankenhorn brought it back to life.
Leading up to Apple's (AAPL) announcement that it would cave in to normalcy and issue a dividend and buy back stock, all flavors of people floated ideas about how the company should spend its billions. I rarely involved myself in that type of talk. Whether I have been bullish or bearish short-term or long-term, I have generally stuck to the premise that Apple, not shareholders or the media, does the best job of managing its money.
Now Blankenhorn, who is anything but absurd, brings back the loony Apple M&A discussion in Why Apple Buying Facebook Now Makes Sense.Blankenhorn argues the deal makes sense for several reasons, including:
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