Trump’s retail therapy puts Bezos in his sights
The US president has spent the week attacking Amazon magnate Jeff Bezos, owner of a newspaper that has been sharply critical of his policies. But, as ever where Trump is concerned, there’s a money angle too
On February 26, 2016, when the prospect of Donald Trump’s being US president was unlikely to keep anyone awake at night, the mogul took to the stage at a rally in Fort Worth, Texas.
In his usual free-association style, Trump rummaged around his internal grudge repository, looking for a suitably elitist villain to feed to the denim-and-plaid crowd. He seized upon Jeff Bezos: the world’s richest man, Amazon founder and tech nerd, West Coast libertarian...
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