This cannot be the government that America deserves in 2020, but there will be a repeat of 2016 if only because Trumpists lack the intelligence even if they had the GOP votes. #VoteBlueNoMatterWho
— Ã¢ÂÂ»Ã¯Â¸ÂÃ°ÂÂÂºÃ°ÂÂÂ¸ Christopher Zullo (@ChrisJZullo) February 15, 2020
— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) February 15, 2020
And an absurd piece of disinformation that strikes multiple audiences got floated by Rupert Murdoch and Matt Drudge.
— New York Post (@nypost) February 15, 2020
But minutes after Drudge broke the news, Bloomberg himself posted a coy message about working with female colleagues.
“I would not be where I am today without the talented women around me,” he tweeted. “I’ve depended on their leadership, their advice and their contributions.”
A Bloomberg campaign insider told The Post that the two have long been simpatico – going back to the days when she represented New York in the U.S. Senate and he was Gotham’s mayor.
“I am sure that they polled it, just because you would be dumb not to wonder,” the insider said. “You want to see what a match-up might look like.”
But the pairing is a “net negative” for Bloomberg, a Democratic strategist said.
— Taniel (@Taniel) February 16, 2020
— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) February 16, 2020
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) February 16, 2020
— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) February 11, 2020
— Keith Ellison (@keithellison) February 16, 2020