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Bloomberg Flunks Acting School – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on February 22, 2020

But barely any mention of this in the debates.  Trump and his big money men from New York and Las Vegas are trying to push Iran into an air war.  The US is seeking to overthrow the governments of Venezuela, Cuba, Syria, and Iran.  Clashes between China and the US are a major danger.  Former defense chief Sam Nunn warns the US and Russia are closer to a nuclear conflict than any time since the 1960’s Cuban missile crisis.  No matter.

Americans want entertainers for their made-for-TV politicians.  Poor, dignified Mr. Bloomberg didn’t know he would face professional actors, not legislators.

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/02/eric-margolis/bloomberg-flunks-acting-school/

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Special for LewRockwell.com

Good work, Democrats!  In the Las Vegas debate, you blasted every target but Donald Trump.  Instead of quivering in his Gucci loafers, the man who would be king was left dancing on air.

The man who should have been king, newcomer Mike Bloomberg, was left looking like a beaten-up cigar store Indian.  He had not prepped for the debate and failed to dodge the obvious incoming missile attacks on him launched by a hissing Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg.

Many veteran Republicans fear that TV promoter Trump will steamroll Warren, Buttigieg, Biden and Amy Klobuchar.  They may be right.  Trump had to be delighted by the no-prisoners Democratic debate that bloodied his opponents before he could even get to them.  Bloomberg was totally unprepared for the savage attacks launched against him.  He looked like a neophyte suffering from camera fright.

I got a good read on Bloomberg when I had an intimate dinner with him some years ago.  Rather than the stiff, unsmiling man we saw on TV in Las Vegas, in real life Bloomberg is clearly brilliant yet understated, charming, and endowed with a sharp sense of humor and quick wit.

Bernie Sanders, who has three homes, blasted Bloomberg for being ‘rich.’  This is a big sin to the Democrats who, like Hillary Clinton, pocketed millions  in political support from big banks, unions and businesses under the cover of night or via bogus speaking fees and her fake foundation – a scam emulated by Trump.

The deeply corrupt Democratic National Committee, controlled by Hillary Clinton, rigged the vote that blocked Bernie Sanders during the last election.  When news of this scandal emerged, Hillary kicked off the anti-Russian hysteria to divert attention from her chicanery.

Yes, Bloomberg may be the 9th or 10th richest man in the world.  But his net worth comes from ownership of one of our most successful and reliable financial news organizations that he built up from nothing, and that employs important numbers of men and women.  The use of Bloomberg terminals saves forests of trees.

Ignore Elizabeth Warren’s cheap shots about women being called names like ‘horse-faced lesbians’ or ‘fat’ at his firm.  Many men speak this way to one-another in casual talk.  Women often do the same regarding men.  The answer to this is to totally segregate the sexes, as in Saudi Arabia.  Trying to whip up a war of the sexes is not going to make angry Elizabeth Warren president. She should stick to her commendable work with banking and voting rights.

It’s pretty clear after the shootout in Vegas that Joe Biden has used up his last chance.  Black voters and unions won’t save him.  He looked old and very tired.  But not as tired or off the mark as Mike Bloomberg.  By contrast Bernie looked old, to be sure, but was full of beans.

As a foreign affairs specialist, what really dismayed me was that there was only one significant mention of international policy.  That’s when the abrasive, loud-mouthed Sen. Amy Klobuchar could not remember the name of the president of Mexico.  For God’s sake, she on a senate committee that deals with Mexico.

While our presidential debate focuses on overweight women and health care, the US and Russia have come terrifyingly close to open war in the Mideast.

But barely any mention of this in the debates.  Trump and his big money men from New York and Las Vegas are trying to push Iran into an air war.  The US is seeking to overthrow the governments of Venezuela, Cuba, Syria, and Iran.  Clashes between China and the US are a major danger.  Former defense chief Sam Nunn warns the US and Russia are closer to a nuclear conflict than any time since the 1960’s Cuban missile crisis.  No matter.

Americans want entertainers for their made-for-TV politicians.  Poor, dignified Mr. Bloomberg didn’t know he would face professional actors, not legislators.

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Mark Zuckerberg Secretly Advised Buttigieg on Campaign Hires

Posted by M. C. on October 21, 2019

Facebook is all about influencing fair election and election coverage.

It i$ likely more than $taff Zuck i$ offering.

https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/10/21/report-mark-zuckerberg-secretly-advising-buttigieg-on-campaign-hires/

by Joshua Caplan

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been quietly advising 2020 White House hopeful and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) on campaign staff hires.

Buttigieg campaign spokesperson Chris Meagher confirmed both Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan provided details on several names, two of which were eventually hired, in a statement to Bloomberg News.

Nina Wornhoff, now a data manager for the Buttigieg campaign, previously worked as a machine learning engineer at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the couple’s philanthropic arm. Eric Mayefsky, a digital analytics adviser for the Democrat presidential candidate, worked at Facebook between 2010-2014.

Newly confirmed details of Zuckerberg’s communication with the Buttigieg campaign is a “rare example of direct political involvement from one of tech’s most powerful executives,” Bloomberg’s Tyler Pager and Kurt Wagner write.

Of course, news of the emails is not the first time the two have crossed paths. In 2017, Zuckerberg and Buttigieg, both Harvard University alumni, hosted a Facebook Live discussion during the Facebook CEO’s Midwest listening tour. The South Bend mayor made headlines in May when he expressed support for additional regulations on Silicon Valley giants like Facebook, despite his relationship with Zuckerberg.

Bloomberg News’ report comes as a new poll released Monday shows that Buttigieg has risen to third place in the key primary state of Iowa…

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