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Amazon's missed opportunity

Amazon's missed opportunity

Amazon is destined to do just fine without creating a campus in Queens, and Long Island City has a bright future without Amazon. On this most basic level, the behemoth online retailer’s decision Thursday to abandon half its much-heralded HQ2 “second headquarters” proposal in the face of public opposition — leaving intact the other half in northern Virginia as well as a smaller concurrent operations center planned for Nashville — isn’t really all that big a deal. Surely, it’s not a death knell for the use of public subsidies to entice already-successful companies to relocate or expand, as some might have us believe. If there is a lesson here (as there must be when a private-public deal...

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