Trump tweets: Bezos should register Washington Post as a lobbying organization

Trump tweets: Bezos should register Washington Post as a lobbying organization
Amazon's Jeff Bezos is the principal honoree at a jobs-for-vets event hosted by Michelle Obama on 5 May 2016. Amazon made the biggest hiring pledge for Obama's Joining Forces Initiative. (Image: Screen grab of White House video, YouTube)

[Ed. – The point is not invalid.  It may not be the most important issue with having one person own both the capital city’s major newspaper and the IT cloud services provider for the U.S. intelligence community.  But POTUS’ point here is worth discussing on its own merits.]

In a Saturday morning tweet, President Donald Trump wrote that the far-left Washington Post should register as a lobbyist for the online mega-retailer Amazon.

Jeff Bezos owns both the Post and Amazon.

“[I]t is reported that the U.S. Post Office will lose $1.50 on average for each package it delivers for Amazon. That amounts to Billions of Dollars,” the president wrote. “The Failing N.Y. Times reports that ‘the size of the company’s lobbying staff has ballooned,’ and that does not include the Fake Washington Post, which is used as a ‘lobbyist’ and should so REGISTER.”

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