BUYING THE PRESIDENCY: UPDATE

So how is Michael Bloomberg’s attempted purchase of the presidency coming along?

From Mary Kay Linge’s article in the New York Post:

Mike Bloomberg slammed President Trump – as well as his Democratic rivals – Saturday as he kicked off what he called “Day One” of his run for the White House.

“Unlike everyone else in this race, I think what’s important is beating Donald Trump,” he told about 45 supporters at a restaurant in San Antonio.

Protesters toting Trump 2020 and U.S. flags could be spotted through the eatery’s windows.

The billionaire has already burned through $200 million of his $50 billion fortune since declaring his candidacy seven weeks ago – and has said he will spend “whatever it takes” to prevent Trump’s re-election.

Bloomberg’s campaign has dropped $16 million on TV ads in Texas, second only to the $20.4 million he has shelled out in California, another state with a Super Tuesday primary on March 3.

Is it just me, or do you also perceive that Mr. Bloomberg is not getting a lot of bang for his bucks – at least not so far.

In 2016, Donald Trump – relatively speaking, a pauper next to Michael Bloomberg – spent about $500 million dollars on an entire, winning presidential campaign.

In 2020, Michael Bloomberg spent $200 just introducing himself to primary voters and, if this turnout is indicative, is generating about as many customers as you’d find in an average McDonald’s at lunchtime — maybe less if you count the takeout window.

Money well spent?  You be the judge.

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