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Virgil: Amazon and the Geography of Plutocracy — How the Rich and Blue Get Richer and Bluer and What Red States Must Do to Protect Themselves

Amazon’s decision to locate its “Headquarters 2” in New York City and Washington, DC, is in keeping with a trend that sees the concentration of wealth and power in the biggest and most connected cities, which are all left-wing Democrat Party strongholds. The question is what can the rest of the country do to protect itself?

A display at Amazon's headquarters shows visitors the many buildings used by Amazon in the neighborhood, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Seattle. Amazon, which is growing too big for its Seattle hometown, is spreading out to the East Coast. The online shopping giant ended its competition for a second headquarters …