I say this out of love and a desire to see an experienced, democracy-loving individual in the White House next year: Michael Bloomberg, you’re botching this.
I worked with the small team exploring Bloomberg’s potential presidential run in 2016. When he decided against entering the race, I was heartbroken. Now four years later, I’m dumbfounded by how his campaign is being run. I don’t mean to come off as unappreciative. I just care much more about removing President Donald Trump from office. And right now, the team is hurting.
Bloomberg is making the same mistake that executives make when they’ve…
Something curious happens when you visit the official campaign website of Mike Bloomberg: There’s no direct donation button! (Probably because he is a billionaire.) But, if you’re an ardent supporter of the former New York City mayor, you can still support him by purchasing some of his ton of merch, including T-shirts with the slogan “Facts over fiction,” “In God we trust, everyone else bring data,” and, “I like Mike.”
The late entry of Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick into the 2020 Democratic primary is based on a simple premise: The left — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — must be stopped at any cost.
Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, announced his run on Thursday, telling reporters “wealth isn’t the problem, greed is the problem” and that he doesn’t support a wealth tax or Medicare for All. That should be unsurprising: like Mitt Romney he’s an alumnus of Bain Capital and had a stint on the corporate board of one of the worst subprime lenders of the financial crisis.
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