In the best Tie-Up since that time I made myself a Vodka and skim milk out of sheer desperation, Aol and Yahoo may merge. It'd be just like Voltron, if Voltron were a Rotten Egg riding atop a Ruptured Spleen.
As Bloomberg reports, the two companies are currently sniffing around each others' hindquarters like two mealy strays. Specifically, Aol CEO Tim Armstrong, whose vision for a content empire has proven positively Magoo-ian, has been speaking with Yahoo's investment banking and private equity advisers about what a tower of (suck) awesome the two companies could create together.
This won't Aolhoo's first three-legged Tango; Armstrong made Merger overtures last year as well, but was rebuffed by just-ousted Yahoo Ceo Carol Bartz. With her departure, though, the dream of Yaolhoo survives.
Why, exactly, is this A Bad Idea? Look, it's not as though you're making an All-Star Team from The Browns and The Cardinals and hoping they can keep up with The Packers. …