Because it wasn’t liberal enough?
Does this mean we can read WaPo for free on the Amazon.com site now?
That’s okay. I give it about three years before he’s selling it for 10 cents on the dollar.
From one liberal to another. Much ado about nothing—except Bezos will have cash to pour into it.
"Amid the boisterous fallout over the president of Chick-fil-As comments against gay marriage comes another business leader taking a very different stand on the controversial issue. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has donated $2.5 million to help pass a same-sex marriage referendum in Washington state. Same-sex marriage was legalized in the state in February, but opponents got enough signatures to put the law in front of voters."
Here comes the new boss, same as the old boss.
Now it will become a real lefty rag.
Q: How is a liberal newspaper like a swimming pool?
A: They are both holes in the ground that you pour money into.
He must need a tax write-off............
Wealthy Lefties trying to save failing Liberal Rags appears to be the official meme of the day.
Jeff must be needing an excuse for getting as far away as he can from his old lady in Seattle on a regular basis.
I could not resist. “Dinosaur Media Death Watch”
Oh how the mighty phrases have fallen.
My first thought was that the Democratic Party purchased it.
But, I realized that there was no reason to waste money on something that already is well inserted up the Obamabutt.
And what are the less talented members of the Graham family going to do with their lives now?
There's only room for so many of them in Congress ...
TV Advertising surcharge - great way for red states to raise money from liberals.
All super-wealthy people need a media outlet
Either to promote their own interests, tell a story how they want it told, protect themselves from extortion, threaten uncooperative politicians, or to become a member of the establishment and play ball with them.
$250 million is chump-change for Bezos, but he immediately becomes a player in Washington DC. He won’t expect to make money with the Compost - probably only hopes to keep losses to a minimum.
What happened to Buffet’s stake?
Well, if anyone can keep WAPO’s doors open when it isn’t earning any money, it’s Bezos.