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WaPo Reporters to New Boss: Are You Now or Have You Ever Been a Libertarian?

Because that's so frightening

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Jeff Bezos, new owner of the Washington Post, is regarded as a secretive man. But newspaper proprietorship inevitably intrigues the public. Well, to be honest, it is much more intriguing to journalists.

So it's no surprise that the Amazon founder has been the subject of widespread journalistic speculation since he acquired the Post company 10 days ago.

Unsurprisingly, the main investigators of his motives have been the Post's own staff. They greeted him with an uncompromising analysis of Amazon's political lobbying.