This was Washington Post Berlin correspondent Michael Birnbaum’s reaction to the unexpected news that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was acquiring the paper for $US250 million:
You can read a bunch of other Twitter reactions from staffers — some funny, some sad — here.
Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through his personal investment company Bezos Expeditions.
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