#sendDonaldtospace: Amazon's Jeff Bezos offers to launch Donald Trump into space — says nothing about return trip

Twitter users quickly picked up on Bezos' implication and ran with it

By Scott Eric Kaufman
December 9, 2015 5:56PM (UTC)
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Amazon founder and CEO proposed a solution to the Donald Trump problem currently plaguing our democratic process -- shoot him into space.

Trump lashed out at the Washington Post earlier this week on Twitter, writing:

Bezos, who had posted a grand total of four tweets prior to being called out by Trump for running a "no profit company," replied with a unique offer:


Denizens of Twitter immediately picked up on the implication:

One user did offer a thoughtful objection, however:

Jeff Bezos Offers Space Trip To Donald Trump

Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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