Krystal and Saagar discuss Amazon’s fight against the new FTC Chair Lina Khan
Step 1: Blatantly violate anti-trust laws
Step 2: Ask anyone who points out your blatant violations to recuse themselves from regulating you because they can’t be “impartial”
Step 3:Hire Thomas Barnett, a George W Bush appointee — who ran anti-trust and then joined Amazon afterwards — to request the recusal
Step 4: Profit
Having an opinion is a conflict of interest, but getting paid by the party is not.
Amazon pressures companies to give them warrants (become part owner).