‘Going to a Wal-Mart and Calling for More of the Kinds of Jobs It Offers’

Week-old news, but it captures the “competitive” book market the DOJ has seen fit to protect:

Another possible reason for Amazon’s boldness is its apparently cozy relationship with the Obama administration — whose Justice Department pursued the agency model case, which mainly benefited Amazon. This relationship will be highlighted this coming Tuesday, when the president will give another major speech on the economy and aiding the middle class at, of all places, the Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga, Tenn. This is roughly equivalent of going to a Wal-Mart and calling for more of the kinds of jobs it offers.

Friday, 2 August 2013