Bezos isn’t doing much with the Post. He isn’t trying to transform it. He doesn’t visit it much. So what gives?
Wonder no more. Bezos most likely bought the Post to intimidate official Washington. What politician or bureaucrat is likely to target the owner of the Post? Apple has learned the hard way that Washington can be a formidable foe. PHARMA and Wall St. feed off government, but also live in fear of it. Amazon has taken a step to protect itself.