I’m sure this story will be exhaustively covered by the Washington Post,
it seems that Amazon doesn’t like the fact that the City Council of Seattle wants to impose some fiscal accountability for the company’s responsibility in making housing in that city prohibitively expensive.
And so Amazon is seeking to influence the Council election tomorrow–to the tune of 1.5 million in campaign spending.
This is what happens when corporations pay no income tax–it goes to their heads, not like a sip of sparkling Burgundy brew, but like a wood alcohol cocktail concocted in Leningrad in 1943. . .