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It would be naive to think that the paper will produce an article that disparages Amazon's labor and business practices, now that it is owned by the same man that is the CEO of Amazon. I'm not sure what his stake is in the company, but I assume it's significant to raise this issue.

Given the traditional separation of editorial and business in newspapers, I wouldn't be shocked if the Post ran an Amazon hit piece just to test the boundaries.

The fact that this seems very plausible ought to give us pause when the actual event convinces us that they're still independent.

Damned if they do, damned if they don't?

That is a convenient position to hold. You can't be wrong!

> give us pause

Parent's point is that WaPo/Bezos shouldn't be damned either way in this case.

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