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Libertarian Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post

The Washington Post announced Monday that Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, has agreed to buy the newspaper for $250 million.

Bezos has been described by friends as a libertarian, though RealClearPolitics notes that he usually donates to Democratic candidates.

Bezos donated six figures to fight a Washington state measure to impose an income tax on its wealthiest residents. He also pledged $2.5 million to defend the legality of gay marriage in Washington.

Foreign Policy magazine and Slate.com will remain with the to-be-renamed Washington Post Co.

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