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Jeff Bezos may sell Washington Post to
buy Commanders, investors say: sources

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Posted By: Skinnydip, 1/23/2023 1:53:13 PM

Does Jeff Bezos love football more than he loves newspapers? That’s a question getting tossed around the nation’s capital as its NFL franchise hits the block. Chatter is growing that Amazon’s billionaire founder is looking to clear the way for a purchase of the Washington Commanders by selling the Washington Post — with speculation boosted last month by leaked video of publisher Fred Ryan disclosing layoff plans at an unruly town hall meeting. The problem for Bezos reportedly is that the Commanders’ embattled owner, Dan Snyder, is still sore over the storied newspaper’s series of exposes alleging a toxic management culture at the team


Newspaper business not so great, huh Jeff?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dreadnought 1/23/2023 1:55:58 PM (No. 1385505)
Maybe the Daily Wire will buy it; or, perhaps Donald Trump?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 1/23/2023 2:07:51 PM (No. 1385509)
Daily Wire? Shapiro? Ugh.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: zoidberg 1/23/2023 2:14:59 PM (No. 1385514)
The Daily Wire's real owners, the Wilks brothers, may have the money to buy it, but are they interested?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone 1/23/2023 2:15:17 PM (No. 1385515)
Maybe he will sell the Washington Post to the Chinese Communists for diversity purposes? In DC these days, at least the leftist and socialist Democrat political half would be pleased as punch.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56 1/23/2023 2:20:36 PM (No. 1385517)
So that will generate a couple thousand bucks. Now he's just got a couple billion more to go.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: kono 1/23/2023 2:25:28 PM (No. 1385522)
In a lot of ways Snyder has been Washington's own version of Jerry Jones, with his ego always getting in the way of getting real football people to make his football decisions. The only thing about his ownership that this life-long Redskins fan can recall is his defense of the team's traditional name, in the face of hostility from the Political Correctness mafia (who presumed to tell everybody what offends American Indians and refused to respect the owner's right to choose what to do with his own property. With all that in mind, I think I'd rather see Elon buy them and change the name back to Redskins.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: kono 1/23/2023 2:26:52 PM (No. 1385523)
* can recall supporting ... sorry for the multiple-edits mistake.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: StrikingViking 1/23/2023 2:32:54 PM (No. 1385528)
Elon Musk might have some extra coin available to acquire this rag. Whatever changes he imposed would have to be improvements. The WaPo hit bottom even before Bezos took over.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Newtsche 1/23/2023 2:33:12 PM (No. 1385529)
Great, now change the name. If Redskins is verboten, I'll suggest "The Hogs". I can see a great logo and a lot of nationwide support.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: RayLRiv 1/23/2023 2:35:37 PM (No. 1385531)
or just call them the Washington ChiComs
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Reply 11 - Posted by: reefdiver 1/23/2023 3:02:16 PM (No. 1385551)
Chaiman Xi could but he may already be inside.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Safari Man 1/23/2023 3:05:17 PM (No. 1385553)
He has the wherewithal to own both, he's just looking for. convenient excuse to dump the embarrassment that is the WaPoo. #2 Ugh is right. Sometimes I fell like Ben is on my side, other times he's far too establishment. One thing is for sure, he is on HIS side before all others.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: SALady 1/23/2023 3:05:32 PM (No. 1385556)
Just when you think the NFL has dug itself down to rock bottom and couldn't possibly go any lower -- bam, in comes Commie Jeff Bezos!!! I seldom ever think of the NFL anymore. But, when I do, I am just so thankful that I turned off the last game I ever watched about 5 years ago (when all the stupid and evil kneeling started) and haven't missed it for a second.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 1/23/2023 3:07:24 PM (No. 1385558)
Elon or Trump should buy it. Then, fire everybody and start fresh.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 1/23/2023 3:07:38 PM (No. 1385559)
Burn it down, fire all the people. Make the world a better place.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/23/2023 3:10:32 PM (No. 1385565)
Ownership of the WaPo keeps their mouth's shut about Amazon. I thought that is why he bought it. We will see.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: anniebc 1/23/2023 3:11:54 PM (No. 1385567)
Hogs are real meat, poster #9, so that won't work with the wokes either. See how that goes?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Are You Serious 1/23/2023 3:14:00 PM (No. 1385573)
Perhaps he could change the name back to the Redskins. At least he will have accomplished one positive thing in his life.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: smsnod 1/23/2023 3:38:59 PM (No. 1385595)
Maybe he can trade Dan Snyder straight up - the Redski...errr...Commanders for the Wapoo. I'd love to see the Post run by Snyder, that would be fun to watch.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable 1/23/2023 3:55:17 PM (No. 1385603)
The Commanders are available for $1.00?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: snapper451 1/23/2023 4:13:31 PM (No. 1385612)
The Washington Post motto should be “All the Fish there is to wrap” or “All the birdcages to line”. Other than the NYT, the most anti-conservative, biased “newspaper” in America, We stopped the St. Pete/Tampabay Times during Covid when they went to 2 days a week and never regretted it. Now if we could get rid of the local TV news which is equally biased, All we watch it for now is the weather.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: danoso 1/23/2023 4:29:44 PM (No. 1385618)
Bezos has done everything in his power, both as owner of the Post and through Amazon to drive the Snyder out and the value of the franchise down. Yeah, he wants, and as cheap as possible
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Kate318 1/23/2023 4:33:29 PM (No. 1385620)
Try the Charmin Company, Jeff. I hear their always looking for paper.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Scribelus 1/23/2023 6:36:06 PM (No. 1385691)
Sell the loser. Buy the loserer. It’s the Progressive thing to do.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: janjan 1/23/2023 6:45:13 PM (No. 1385695)
A liberal will have to buy it because that’s their only readers. Licht tried to change CNN. We see how that went.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 1/23/2023 6:55:00 PM (No. 1385702)
What other leftist Billionaires care enough about spreading Government Propaganda enough to throw their money away? I figure the Deep State will finance the purchase it with some celebrity rich person as figurehead.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: JHHolliday 1/23/2023 8:02:01 PM (No. 1385750)
Commanders? What a pile of krep. How could any Redskins fans support that woke stupidity?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: varkdriver 1/23/2023 8:30:44 PM (No. 1385773)
They didn't take my name suggestion: The Washington Thieving Politicians... Hail To The Elon!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: formerNYer 1/24/2023 3:04:27 AM (No. 1385883)
The Washington Poop is worth nothing, their circulation is in the toilet, their staff is a joke and I'll bet you their website doesn't get all that much traffic. The Washington Aborigines are probably worth a billion or more.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: MickTurn 1/24/2023 3:21:45 PM (No. 1386338)
Hey Jeffy bow I’ll give you 50 bucks that’s my top offer
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Reply 31 - Posted by: mifla 1/25/2023 6:30:49 AM (No. 1386707)
Given that print media has been dying ever since Al Gore invented the internet, I doubt if selling the Post would generate enough money to buy a pair of Redskin season tickets.
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