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Bloomberg, Desperate For Attention, Blasts Out Dozens Of Bizarre Tweets During Democrat Debate
Democratic Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg addresses his suporters at the opening of a Los Angeles field office for his presidential campaign on January 6, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg failed to qualify for CNN’s debate on Tuesday night and, sitting outside the top tier of candidates despite spending over $200 million so far on his campaign, was desperate to gain traction and attention from voters.

Bloomberg tried to gain attention and distract from the Democrat debate by tweeting out dozens of bizarre tweets.

Bloomberg’s campaign confirmed to Washington Post reporter Joseph Marks that they had not been hacked and that it was their strategy for tonight.

“Thanks for checking in,” Bloomberg’s campaign said. “We’re not compromised. Tonight, the Bloomberg 2020 social team is trying something fun tonight.”

One of the tweets that Bloomberg published stated: “When choosing your candidate, remember…Mike can fit nine D batteries in his mouth at one time. #BloombergFacts #DemDebate … UPDATE: as of last night, it’s now up to 11.”

The campaign appears to have deleted the tweet.

In another tweet, Bloomberg tweeted a picture of his face on a meatball and wrote: “Test your political knowledge: SPOT THE MEATBALL THAT LOOKS LIKE MIKE.”

“Mike can telepathically communicate with dolphins. #BloombergFacts #DemDebate”

“Last year alone, Mike spent over $200 million dollars on scratch-off lottery tickets. #BloombergFacts #DemDebate”

“During the 1996 primaries, Mike Tyson bit off part of Pat Buchanan’s ear. #DebateFacts #DemDebate”

“Much like a real wolf, debate moderator Wolf Blitzer can devour an elk carcass in one sitting. #DebateFacts #DemDebate”

“What’s your #DemDebate #DebateSnack? If you want to sample Mike’s spicy guacamole, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Mike 2020 headquarters and Mike will send you a scoop!”

“Mike has given billions to charity, but refuses to give another cent to his lazy slacker nephew, Duane. #BloombergFacts #DemDebate”

“While Mike is currently the 14th richest person in the world, that position could change depending on how he does tonight at the dog track. #BloombergFacts #DemDebate”

“Mike owns a small weekend place on the moon. #BloombergFacts #DemDebate”

“Mike’s house is designed to look exactly like the interior of the Millennium Falcon. #BloombergFacts #DemDebate”

Daily Wire Editor at Large Josh Hammer wrote the following about Bloomberg after he entered the race in December:

On The Issues: Bloomberg’s general political profile is that of a fiscal and national security centrist, although he positions himself far to the left on social issues — with his anti-gun advocacy perhaps emerging as the political issue with which he has become most closely identified. The latter stages of Bloomberg’s mayoral tenure were marked by odd flirtations with nanny state-style progressive governance, with the infamous “soda ban” as the most prominent example. Furthermore, in terms of hot-button leftist issues, Bloomberg’s current 2020 presidential campaign is aggressively advertising his commitment to combatting global warming. But on bread-and-butter issues pertaining to fiscal prudence and foreign policy — perhaps especially with respect to Israel and the Middle East — Bloomberg is generally far more centrist than most of his other primary opponents.

Guns: Bloomberg’s anti-gun advocacy is perhaps the single most defining issue of his recent private citizen activism — and perhaps the single most defining issue of his 2020 presidential bid. He is very closely affiliated with and has helped fund Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action, which are both groups deeply hostile to Second Amendment rights. He also co-founded Mayors Against Illegal Guns while he was mayor of New York City. Bloomberg supports “universal” background checks, which often serve as a rhetorical euphemism for the government serving as an intermediary in all private firearms transfers. Bloomberg believes that every gun owner should need a permit before making a gun purchase. He supports a ban on the undefinable sub-class of firearms referred to as so-called “assault weapons” — a line of thought that, if taken to its logical conclusion, could lead to the banning of all semi-automatic firearms in America.

Read the full profile on Michael Bloomberg’s political views here.

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