Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Bezos a Libertarian?
David Remnick at The New Yorker with a good piece on the Amazon CEO buying the Wash Post. But quite a ways into it we hear about his mysterious politics: has donated to only a few candidates (even Pat Leahy), mainly far-flung Democrats, big funder for gay rights, major First Amendment guy, and so forth. But Reason calls him an out-and-out "libertarian" and says he has donated heavily to their foundation. So we'll see.
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