Bezos knows a higher minimum wage will hurt his competitors more than it hurts him.
The world of plunder can be replaced with a community of free people pursuing mutually beneficial peaceful production.
Should government be an all-knowing, benevolent nanny who tells us how we must live, for our own good?
Where are you more likely to earn a better salaried income, in the private sector or working for the government?
Lobbyists are not a creation of the free market, but of a mixed economy–an economy with a mixture of freedoms and controls. When government has the power to arbitrarily dictate the actions of individuals, individuals will seek legislation that is favorable to them.