Bloomberg for President Fantasies

Steven Taylor explains why the idea of Michael Bloomberg winning the presidency as an independent is “utter nonsense” and “nothing more than an exercise in sheer fantasy.”

I wrote much the same thing last December but some lessons require constant repetition.

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  1. Besides Bloomberg, exactly who is having these ‘fantasies’?

  2. James Joyner says:

    Besides Bloomberg, exactly who is having these ‘fantasies’?

    Eleanor Clift, apparently. Still, the general idea of a 3rd party swoop-in candidate is out there.