Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, friends become foes

This 24 May 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

[Billionaires] Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos [of Amazon] are in an epic feud that’s been raging for years. But it wasn’t always the case. In 2004, for example, the two titans had dinner together. Today, instead of passing ideas, they’re berating each other for the world to see. Here’s how things got so out of hand.

This is not the first time that happens to Bezos or to other plutocrats.

Jeff Bezos and the Saudi crown prince

This March 2018 photo shows Amazon.com boss Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, and the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Mohamed bin Salman.

As the photo shows, then everything was hunky dory between these two billionaires, both warmongers.

However, not all friendships between filthy rich and warmongering men last forever.

Silvio Berlusconi and Rupert Murdoch used to be pals. However, then they quarreled about (yet more) money. They became foes.

Tony Blair and Rupert Murdoch used to be pals. Blair even became godfather for Rupert Murdoch children. He obeyed Murdoch egging him on to join George W Bush’s war on Iraq.

But then, Blair had an affair with Murdoch’s ex-wife. The two filthy rich warmongers became foes.

Then, something similar happened to the Bezos-Saudi crown prince friendship. Again, an extramarital affair played a role. This time, a murder as well.

Bezos did not mind His Royal Highness Mohamed bin Salman murdering Saudi pro-democracy demonstrators or Yemeni civilians. However, when Jamal Khashoggi, an employee of the Bezos-owned Washington Post became the prince’s next murder victim, then …

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