Skip to comments.Billionaire Bloomberg Replaces Billionaire Steyer on Democrat Debate Stage
Posted on 02/19/2020 7:32:19 AM PST by conservative98
The battle of the Democrat money men running for president is playing out in high-roller Las Vegas as billionaire Mike Bloomberg replaces billionaire Tom Steyer on the debate stage Wednesday night.
Steyer did not meet the Democratic National Committees (DNC) threshold by the Tuesday midnight deadline.
And while voters can cast their ballot for Steyer in Nevada, Bloombergs name is not one of the candidates on it.
Steyer, who took part in the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth debates is not happy about the development, Politico reports:
Steyers campaign has cried foul at his likely exclusion, arguing that his strength in Nevada and South Carolina is more than sufficient to warrant a spot on stage. Their evidence includes the release of an internal campaign survey on Tuesday showing Steyer at 18 percent in Nevada, trailing only Sanders (24 percent) and Biden (19 percent).
It just seems pretty frankly disenfranchising to voters in Nevada and South Carolina that their voices arent being heard
given theres been one poll in both states thats qualifying, Heather Hargreaves, Steyers campaign manager, told Politico. Theres no opportunity to actually meet the criteria because theres no polls.
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Mini Me on the stage... he bought his way in.
(insert evil cackling laugh here).
Third party! That’ll show them!
Steyer should have this thousands of grass-roots supporters protest outside the venue...or if they are a figment of his overheated imagination, he could hire some folks...
C’mon Steyer, do something about it!
One rather inarticulate plutocrat with low charisma is replaced by another inarticulate plutocrat, with even less charisma.
But the second one has more money and a Hell of a lot more ground organization. Maybe that is enough....
Meanwhile Tom Steyer can take over funding the down-ticket races for House of Representatives and Senate, and concentrate on state-level races for governors and legislatures.
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|ABC News/Wash Post||2/14 - 2/17||408 RV||32||16||14||12||8||7||2||1||Sanders +16|
|Emerson||2/16 - 2/18||573 LV||29||22||14||12||8||6||3||4||Sanders +7|
|Economist/YouGov||2/16 - 2/18||555 LV||24||18||12||16||11||7||2||2||Sanders +6|
|NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl||2/14 - 2/17||426 LV||27||15||14||14||13||7||2||1||Sanders +12|
|SurveyUSA||2/13 - 2/17||1022 LV||29||18||18||10||12||4||2||--||Sanders +11|
|NPR/PBS/Marist||2/13 - 2/16||527 RV||31||15||19||12||8||9||2||0||Sanders +12|
|Morning Consult||2/12 - 2/17||15974 RV||28||19||20||10||12||6||3||2||Sanders +8|
|Economist/YouGov||2/9 - 2/11||552 LV||22||18||12||15||10||7||1||4||Sanders +4|
|The Hill/HarrisX||2/7 - 2/10||913 RV||20||23||16||9||9||3||3||1||Biden +3|
|Monmouth||2/6 - 2/9||357 RV||26||16||11||13||13||6||1||1||Sanders +10|
[One rather inarticulate plutocrat with low charisma is replaced by another inarticulate plutocrat, with even less charisma.]
Styro’s grass infused supporters? Isn’t that aunt-teefuh?
Rules do not apply to Democrats.
[Rules do not apply to Democrats.]
It would perhaps be better for Bloomberg if he had not been asked to join the debates. But to refuse an invitation would have reeked of cowardice. Is Trump worse off for having canceled routine press conferences, where journalists got to editorialize at his expense? Bottom line is that being in the debates increases the chance that Bloomberg will say something off-message that negatively affects his campaign that his avalanche of ads and armies of GOTV workers will never do. In other words, being in the debates is a poisoned chalice.
Biden is doing just well enough to stick around and make a complete fool of himself, but not well enough to actually win on the first ballot.
Another fool democrat billionaire who dis not get the memo. The AOcs and Hollaries just want your money dude, not your voice.
Biden is falling but where are the votes going? Not to Sanders obviously so most must be going to bloomberg. Looks like Bloomberg is picking up some votes from Buttplug too. What a bunch.
“Tom Steyer on the debate stage Wednesday night. Steyer did not meet the Democratic National Committees (DNC) threshold by the Tuesday midnight deadline.”
Looks like he should have been running ads against Mini Mike rather than Trump.
I was hoping to see the “Battle of the Billionaires.”
Steyer has been running many, many ads here in the Reno market for over 2 months. I have to assume that he has done the same in Las Vegas area.
I am tired of looking at him. He is an empty, lying bag of skin, IMO.
Same with Joe. All of his focus has been on Trump. He won’t call out Sanders by name. Hello?
Tom is poor compared to mini Mike. He could not afford to spend a billion on ads. Also, smarter since he is spending other people’s money.
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