Sunday, January 24, 2016

Bloomberg Considers Run for POTUS.

It's being widely reported that former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg is seriously considering entering the race for POTUS as an independent.

All I can say to that is run, Bloomberg, run.

According to the Wall Street Journal,

".....the unlikely rise and continued strength of Donald Trump, along with polls suggesting Hillary Clinton’s campaign may be flagging, have driven the billionaire businessman closer than ever before to entering the race....."

If he does run and manages to get on the various ballots, Bloomberg is most likely to draw votes away from Democrats who might not be 100% comfortable with either Bernie Sanders' "socialism to the max" or Clinton's governing the country from inside a Federal prison.

Bloomberg's views on gun control and his push for a nanny state is unlikely to persuade many Republican to cross over and vote for the 73 year old billionaire.

Third Party presidential runs are notoriously unsuccessful. The candidate mostly takes votes from one Party, giving  the victory to the other establishment Party .

Many credit Ross Perot's run as the number one factor in giving Bill Clinton the win over George H.W. Bush in 1992. Bloomberg's unsolicited aide in putting a Republican in the White House might be a fair Karmic turn-around for Perot's misadventure.

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