“Travelers along the Mediterranean-to-Jerusalem corridor could stop, drop a quarter in a telescope and watch the Arabs fighting each other. That show would go on forever, because that’s what Arabs do: fight each other. Back in Baja’s garden of Eban, it would be almost Biblical.”
Today, we learn that Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is the new owner of the Washington Post. He says he’s not sure what he will do with it, but Bezos is famed for collecting things, like bookselling industries, and controlling them. What’s to say that he doesn’t want to collect newspapers and control its industry? Scary thought, what?
The horse problem: It’s a mess. Driven by drought, compounded by economy, hampered by restraints on government, totally confused by emotions.It’s going to take some thinking, by reasonable adults, to fix it.