Doesn't mean we can't raise awareness of it each time it happens. That is, not applaud powerful people getting even more powerful.
There are also alternative forms of ownership, but that's a more complex subject not fit for a message board.
At the very least it is a situation ripe for misunderstandings leading to bad end results and at the worst is fertile ground for lobbyists and special interests.
I've read here a hundred times complaints that mainstream media don't cover tech news as it should and I tend to agree.
Bezos is a rich, powerful man. But it's "our" rich, powerful man, so I for one, am happy with this acquisition.