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Posted By: Pluperfect, 2/14/2020 4:30:31 AM

With the Democratic presidential field beyond the New Hampshire primary in flux, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has become the subject of intense discussion. Might he save Democrats from a lackluster lineup of candidates? Is he the great centrist hope? Can he defeat President Trump? Maybe, maybe, and maybe. But there is another question: Would anyone be discussing Bloomberg absent his $55 billion fortune? The answer, of course, is no. But, for the moment, with Bloomberg having never been in a debate, with few voters having seen him, and with none having had a chance to vote when his name is on the ballot,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LoneVoice 2/14/2020 5:28:21 AM (No. 318002)
Bernie promises Free Every Thing. Little Mike promises to regulate the snot out of Every Thing, for our own good, of course. It'll be a match up of straight Soviet style communism and command and control style communism.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork 2/14/2020 6:29:12 AM (No. 318029)
Well, at least Bloomberg’s wasted millions are helping fuel the Trump economy.....
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Reply 3 - Posted by: coyote 2/14/2020 9:22:20 AM (No. 318199)
Sanders, for decades, rejected the Democrat label in favor of socialist, and Bloomie ran as a Republican for Mayor, and they are now the two leading contenders for the nomination of a party they don't belong to.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 2/14/2020 12:22:58 PM (No. 318424)
33, because all the rest of the Demonrats are totally, certifiably, completely unelectable. These two are only "almost certainly unelectable" - so they are the leaders.
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