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President Trump Slams Amazon On Twitter, And It Actually Hurt Them

By Collin Gossel

On Wednesday, August 16, amid catastrophic fallout from his public statement drawing moral equivalence between the Nazis who killed a counter-protestor in Charlottesville this past weekend and the counter-protestors themselves, President Trump posted a tweet denouncing Amazon for the damage it does to "tax paying retailers."

Many think the attack might also be an attempt to hurt the Washington Post, a news outlet that has been critical of the Trump administration.