We wouldn’t exactly recommend getting your political news from Page Six, but it’s still a fun rumor: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be being wooed to join the Obama administration’s economic team, the New York Post reports. Bloomberg and Obama played golf for four hours Tuesday, and the mayor said the main topic was the economy. “Whispers,” the Post reports, say Obama asked Bloomberg to replace troubled Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. The tabloid says the mayor would be a bold choice that would add credibility before the midterm elections. Bloomberg has been trekking to Iowa and New Hampshire to give speeches on national problems—a major sign of 2012 president ambitions. Though he would likely have no chance to win the presidency, he could really hurt Obama in New York and Florida. So Obama has several incentives to bring him onto his team.
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