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    Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    In listening to Michael Bloomberg at the CNN town hall that is happening as I write this, I am 100% convinced that not only would he be a good President but is the most capable of beating Donald Trump.

    Everything that Trump is good at, Bloomberg is better and everything that Michael Bloomberg is accused of having done, Trump has been accused of doing worse.

    I don't see anyone at this time that would be better than Bloomberg to be president other than perhaps Steyer but even then, in some respects Bloomberg would probably be better. That is not to say he is the best possible person but of what is available, there is no one better. There is no doubt in my mind that if nominated, he would beat Trump.

    1) better businessman
    2) better manager
    3) better for the economy
    4) better to address gender and color injustice
    5) more philanthropic
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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by Luckyone View Post
    In listening to Michael Bloomberg at the CNN town hall that is happening as I write this, I am 100% convinced that not only would he be a good President but is the most capable of beating Donald Trump.

    Everything that Trump is good at, Bloomberg is better and everything that Michael Bloomberg is accused of having done, Trump has been accused of doing worse.

    I don't see anyone at this time that would be better than Bloomberg to be president other than perhaps Steyer but even then, in some respects Bloomberg would probably be better. That is not to say he is the best possible person but of what is available, there is no one better. There is no doubt in my mind that if nominated, he would beat Trump.

    1) better businessman
    2) better manager
    3) better for the economy
    4) better to address gender and color injustice
    5) more philanthropic



    I agree. He'd be my first choice. I'd even vote for Buttigieg over Trump, but I won't vote for Bernie or Warren, they are too extreme.

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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by Luckyone View Post
    Everything that Trump is good at, Bloomberg is better and everything that Michael Bloomberg is accused of having done, Trump has been accused of doing worse.
    Which ironically, makes him also extremely unqualified to be the President. One is a racist sexual predator who was a well-known associate of infamous pedophile and human trafficker, Jeffery Epstein. The other is also that, but a 140 pounds lighter, and a couple feet shorter.

    Quote Originally Posted by swing_voter View Post
    I agree. He'd be my first choice. I'd even vote for Buttigieg over Trump, but I won't vote for Bernie or Warren, they are too extreme.
    Trump is putting Hispanic children in cages. The other wants to give everyone healthcare so they don't die or go bankrupt. Horseshoe theory once again fails.
    Democrats need to realize that "Bernie or Bust" is already a compromise position.

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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    7 Resurfaced Remarks That Aren’t Helping Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign

    However, Bloomberg's hideous remark last night toward Bernie at the debates was pretty outrageous.
    Let's review:
    Vladimir Putin thinks that Donald Trump should be president of the United States, and that’s why Russia is helping you get elected, so you’ll lose to him” Bloomberg told Sanders.

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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by trixare4kids View Post
    7 Resurfaced Remarks That Aren’t Helping Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign

    However, Bloomberg's hideous remark last night toward Bernie at the debates was pretty outrageous.
    Let's review:
    Vladimir Putin thinks that Donald Trump should be president of the United States, and that’s why Russia is helping you get elected, so you’ll lose to him” Bloomberg told Sanders.
    So what. Anybody but Trump and Bloomberg can beat him.
    Russian trolls and their supporters go on Ignore, automatically: no second chance.

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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by Luckyone View Post
    In listening to Michael Bloomberg at the CNN town hall that is happening as I write this, I am 100% convinced that not only would he be a good President but is the most capable of beating Donald Trump.

    Everything that Trump is good at, Bloomberg is better and everything that Michael Bloomberg is accused of having done, Trump has been accused of doing worse.

    I don't see anyone at this time that would be better than Bloomberg to be president other than perhaps Steyer but even then, in some respects Bloomberg would probably be better. That is not to say he is the best possible person but of what is available, there is no one better. There is no doubt in my mind that if nominated, he would beat Trump.

    1) better businessman
    2) better manager
    3) better for the economy
    4) better to address gender and color injustice
    5) more philanthropic
    He talks a good game but imploded twice in a row in debates.
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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by swing_voter View Post
    I agree. He'd be my first choice. I'd even vote for Buttigieg over Trump, but I won't vote for Bernie or Warren, they are too extreme.
    I'm in with Bloomberg. He's a brilliant business manager but it's evident from his background. He's one of those people like Jeff Bezos who started Amazon with nothing, Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle, whose mother gave him away when he was 9 months and put up for adoption. These men started with nothing, no millions behind them, no political influences to help them along the way. They were self-made men who became successful because they made it happen, not someone else.

    I don't know if there's any truth to this but I've noticed that men that are self-made successes tend to be people that are more health conscious than those who have had their fortunes handed to them. Mike Bloomberg brought that to New York by initiating a smoking ban in NY in all public places and inside restaurants and banning the big cup sugary soda. The ban on the soda was ruled to be unlawful.

    Some trivia about Bloomberg that most people don't know;

    His first three months at Salomon Brothers Investment on Wall St. coincided with a heat wave in New York City, during which he was assigned to work “in an un-airconditioned bank vault” counting securities by hand. He and his co-workers stripped to their underwear and shared “an occasional six-pack of beer.”

    He smoked until he was in his early 30s. He quit by imagining his worst enemy outliving him. Who that was, or is, he has never said.

    For decades, he scheduled his own appointments for the same $35 haircut.

    He took an annual salary as mayor of $1. After Social Security deductions, he once said, his paychecks came to 93 cents. He framed them un-cashed

    In 2018, he was America’s second-most generous billionaire, behind only Jeff Bezos. He has, says his staff, given away almost $10 billion.

    more: 55 Things You Need to Know About Mike Bloomberg - POLITICO







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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by trixare4kids View Post
    7 Resurfaced Remarks That Aren’t Helping Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign

    However, Bloomberg's hideous remark last night toward Bernie at the debates was pretty outrageous.
    Let's review:
    Vladimir Putin thinks that Donald Trump should be president of the United States, and that’s why Russia is helping you get elected, so you’ll lose to him” Bloomberg told Sanders.
    That statement is exactly correct and it's what I've been saying for weeks here. Russia WANTS Bernie to be the candidate because they know that with their help again, Trump will win over Bernie Sanders. With Bernie Sanders as the chosen candidate at the DNC, the Russian trolls would immediately go into overdrive with a negative campaign specifically created to take votes from Bernie Sanders and towards Trump. there's plenty of ammo they will use against Sanders and he would be a guarantee that Trump would win reelection. Even moderates who voted for HRC in the 2016 would not vote for Bernie Sanders.







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    Mock someone with a handicap? Sure. Why are handicapped people different then anyone else?

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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by Luckyone View Post
    In listening to Michael Bloomberg at the CNN town hall that is happening as I write this, I am 100% convinced that not only would he be a good President but is the most capable of beating Donald Trump.

    Everything that Trump is good at, Bloomberg is better and everything that Michael Bloomberg is accused of having done, Trump has been accused of doing worse.

    I don't see anyone at this time that would be better than Bloomberg to be president other than perhaps Steyer but even then, in some respects Bloomberg would probably be better. That is not to say he is the best possible person but of what is available, there is no one better. There is no doubt in my mind that if nominated, he would beat Trump.

    1) better businessman
    2) better manager
    3) better for the economy
    4) better to address gender and color injustice
    5) more philanthropic
    I largely agree with you. There is no doubt he is an exponentially better businessman than Trump. There is no doubt he is a much better manager. As to philanthropy, anyone is better than Trump as Trump's charity was just another one of his scams.

    The problem Bloomberg has is he is a terrible debater and a very uninspiring speaker. The guy is just pure pragmatism. I like that, but you need more than that to win. It reminds me of the story about Adlai Stevenson being approached by a supporter:

    "Known for his good nature, Stevenson was once approached by a young woman supporter, the first time that he decided to run for the president’s post. She said, “Governor, every thinking person would be voting for you”. He retorted, “Madam, that is not enough. I need a majority.”
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    Re: Town Hall with Michael Bloomberg

    Quote Originally Posted by HumblePi View Post
    I'm in with Bloomberg. He's a brilliant business manager but it's evident from his background. He's one of those people like Jeff Bezos who started Amazon with nothing, Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle, whose mother gave him away when he was 9 months and put up for adoption. These men started with nothing, no millions behind them, no political influences to help them along the way. They were self-made men who became successful because they made it happen, not someone else.

    I don't know if there's any truth to this but I've noticed that men that are self-made successes tend to be people that are more health conscious than those who have had their fortunes handed to them. Mike Bloomberg brought that to New York by initiating a smoking ban in NY in all public places and inside restaurants and banning the big cup sugary soda. The ban on the soda was ruled to be unlawful.

    Some trivia about Bloomberg that most people don't know;

    His first three months at Salomon Brothers Investment on Wall St. coincided with a heat wave in New York City, during which he was assigned to work “in an un-airconditioned bank vault” counting securities by hand. He and his co-workers stripped to their underwear and shared “an occasional six-pack of beer.”

    He smoked until he was in his early 30s. He quit by imagining his worst enemy outliving him. Who that was, or is, he has never said.

    For decades, he scheduled his own appointments for the same $35 haircut.

    He took an annual salary as mayor of $1. After Social Security deductions, he once said, his paychecks came to 93 cents. He framed them un-cashed

    In 2018, he was America’s second-most generous billionaire, behind only Jeff Bezos. He has, says his staff, given away almost $10 billion.

    more: 55 Things You Need to Know About Mike Bloomberg - POLITICO

    He's also an eagle scout which is probably why he ran for mayor and is running for president now.

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