NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the world’s richest men, has formally launched a Democratic bid for president. Ending weeks of…
Money spent on ads so far:
Tom Steyer: $47 million.
Michael Bloomberg: $37 million (in just 2 weeks).
All other Democratic candidates combined: $15 million.
Billionaires are to democracy what a hurricane is to a town square.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) December 8, 2019
It really shouldn't surprise us that so many supposedly respectable, senior figures in the Democratic Party are against this when many of them explicitly prefer Michael Bloomberg's politics to those of Bernie Sanders. https://t.co/A36WnbMP0W
— Luke Savage (@LukewSavage) December 8, 2019