Om Says mini-cast: With The Washington Post, Bezos buys influence

A lot has been written over the last 24 hours as pundits analyze and break down every possible facet of Jeff Bezos buying The Washington Post. But the answer is simple, subtle and brilliant.

As Amazon (s AMZN) continues to grow and disrupt existing marketplaces, Bezos now owns a publication that’s read in the Oval Office everyday.