Bloomberg positioning himself to be the next Ross Perot

Rumors are flying about Mayor Bloomberg. To be honest I’m a little tired of millionaires or in this case billionaires running for political office. Why can’t a college professor run for political office and win? Why because it costs too much money to run for office. That brings us back to the millionaires and billionaires. The whole thing kinda makes me ill.


From NYT:

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Tuesday that he was dropping his Republican affiliation, a step that could clear the way for him to make an independent bid for the presidency.

The announcement was released during a campaign-style swing through California, during which Mr. Bloomberg, 65, a billionaire businessman, used increasingly sharp language to criticize both parties in Washington as too timid to take on big problems and too locked into petty squabbling to work together. (more…)