You probably don’t need to pity him. For the richest person on the planet, this is only a temporary break in the process to extract the biggest possible tax breaks. Other cities will tear themselves away to host a corporate headquarters of Amazon.
It simply amazes me how the Right sees any kind of “socialism” on a humanistic level to be a tool of Satan, and needs to be crushed out of existence in order for the free market to prosper.
But corporate welfare at taxpayer expense is just dandy. Any losses are the responsibility of the taxpayers, while any profits go to the higher ups….
Because as every conservative knows:
“Corporations will always do the right thing when left to their own devices…”
Ralph Dunagin and Dana Summers
April 03, 2015