The ex-mayor has now hired a Bloomberg News editor for his campaign. She’s at least the fifth newsroom staffer to join; and the first from the news division.
The image of Bloomberg as an avatar of billionaire paternalism may be hard to shake.
Hizzoner the billionaire can obviously stay in the race as long as he wants. But if he’s not amassing any delegates, the pressure will build fast to take a hike.
The billionaire’s bid is seen as a political gift by Sanders, Warren, and their allies. “This may be one of the most important things that happened to her campaign,” said one.
The film icon and star of “The Irishman” sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss his beautiful new film with Scorsese, the Dems’ 2020 chances, and why Trump has gotta go—and fast.
The billionaire Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-Independent-turned-Democrat is likely to occupy an ideological space closer to the center of the Democratic primary field.
As mayor of New York, Bloomberg oversaw one of the most chilling campaigns against religious liberty in modern American history—one that Trump has praised.