Skip to comments.Bloomberg Backs Lieberman in Sign that 2008 Is Now In Play
Posted on 08/10/2006 5:24:12 PM PDT by gopwinsin04
Mayor Bloomberg's decision to give a rousing endorsement to Senator Lieberman's vow to run for election as an independent is stirring speculation on the possibility of the mayor's own independent campaign for the presidency in 2008. Mr. Bloomberg, who is now publicly in the midst of weighing his own bid for the highest office in the land, threw his support behind Mr. Lieberman's third-party candidacy yesterday, saying the country needs "nonpartisan elected officials who think doing the right thing for the public is more important than supporting some party." Mr. Bloomberg said he would gladly campaign for Mr. Lieberman if asked. Mr. Bloomberg's support for Mr. Lieberman's campaign could potentially help his chances if the mayor decides to run for president as a third-party candidate in 2008.
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Speak up - who would vote for the rich vain popinjay Bloomberg for president?
Overwhelming sound of crickets chirping.
bloomberg for president? not.
Bloomburg running? All the ad people and other people in the political business are going to have a nice next Christmas this year it appears
Mr. Bloomberg, who is now publicly in the midst of weighing his own bid for the highest office in the land
If Bloomberg thinks that he has a snowball's chance in hell of becoming president he is an even bigger idiot than I thought.
We will not have a Jewish President in my lifetime. I believe we may have a Black President, but not a Jewish President.
I believe we could have a CONSERVATIVE Jewish President, but not a liberal.
Make that "no -- hmmmmmm, ahhh, errrr -- 'festive' Jewish President in my lifetime ...". Besides, he's pudgy too!
New vacation homes for Roger Stone!
Lieberman-Bloomberg for Pres.
The drive-by-media wet dream.
In a day full of chilling news, the thought of "President Bloomberg" ranks right up there.
Osama bin Laden has a better chance of being elected president of the United States than this ugly little leftist troll.
Guys, Bloomberg is going to pull the old Ross Perot trick here to take votes away from the real Republican. That's all this is.
What the hell is Bloomy been smoking???????????
(FDR, LBJ and Carter)
This is how they do it the rest of the time.
If I could gamble righteously, I'd betcha that the new party forming, Unity '08, will nominate Bloomberg and Lieberman.
Their Rules Committee is calling for the party to nominate a Pubbie and a Dem on the same ticket; one for Prez and one for VEEP. Nominations will be done online and these people are dead serious.
Personally I hope they nominate a Rino and a wild-eyed lib. That will pull more 5 times more votes from the Dems than from the GOP.
Oh, BTW, anyone want to take that bet?
What I read is that, even though he knows he has as much of a chance as Sharpton ever did, he (Pataki) will be able to command more fees for speaking and such if he is known as a "former presidential candidate". Of course, no sane person thinks this about not-so-Sharpton, but Pataki could pull it off (the "former" part, that is).
Bloomy stand even less of a chance to be an Indy presidential candidate, as he does to be the Dem or the GOP one; which is none, in both of the major parties.
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