In Trumpian move, Jeff Bezos reportedly orders Amazon chiefs to hit back at critics

In Trumpian move, Jeff Bezos reportedly orders Amazon chiefs to hit back at critics

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The Amazon News Twitter account and executive Dave Clark have been lashing out at critics online – just as Alabama workers vote on unionization

Say what you will about the relative merits of the continued existence of Amazon, the humble online bookstore that might end up being the last company in the world at this rate, you might expect all of that accumulated wealth to afford them access to the best and brightest communications professionals in the world. The behavior of the Amazon News corporate account and of executive Dave Clark on Twitter over the past week, lashing out at prominent critics in an uncharacteristically spiteful and petty manner, calls that seemingly obvious proposition into question.

Turns out there may be a good explanation for that. The boss may have taken matters into his own hands.

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