WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s social media team bared its teeth this week to go after two big critics in Congress: Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.
Amazon first struck out Wednesday with tweets by Dave Clark, chief executive of Amazon’s worldwide consumer business, who criticized Sanders for pushing for a $15 minimum wage and supporting Amazon workers in Alabama who are considering unionizing.
On Friday, the day that Sanders met with Amazon workers in Alabama, Amazon News tweeted that Sanders’ home state of Vermont’s minimum wage was $11.75. “Sanders would rather talk in Alabama than act in Vermont,” the company tweeted. Read more…..
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