Amazon did exactly what it should have with its HQ2 process

Danny Crichton
Amazon did exactly what it should have with its HQ2 process

“Amazon played everyone involved in the process: the governments that pandered to it and the media that covered it (including us),” he wrote. Amazon’s wealth drives its corporate power, which forces governments to do its bidding by applying to its reverse RFP process. The incentive packages lined up by NYC and Northern Virginia are a form of corporate welfare that would be better used for everyday citizens, plus Amazon would have come anyway.