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Letters From the April 20/27, 2020, Issue Letters From the April 20/27, 2020, Issue

Thumbs up, thumbs down… Bye-Bye Bloomberg…

Apr 7, 2020 / Letters / Our Readers

Bloomberg on break during Las Vegas Debate

‘This Was a Grift’: Bloomberg Staffers Explain His Campaign’s Demise ‘This Was a Grift’: Bloomberg Staffers Explain His Campaign’s Demise

When Elizabeth Warren embarrassed Bloomberg on the debate stage, his lackluster campaign was effectively over.

Mar 6, 2020 / Editorial / Ken Klippenstein

On Biden’s Big Night, Sanders Warns Against ‘Same Old’ Politics

On Biden’s Big Night, Sanders Warns Against ‘Same Old’ Politics On Biden’s Big Night, Sanders Warns Against ‘Same Old’ Politics

The former vice president is surging, but the Vermont senator is still waging a political revolution.

Mar 4, 2020 / John Nichols

Mike Bloomberg Democratic Presidential candidate speaks during the 2020 launch Women for Mike at Sheraton New York

Bloomberg’s Campaign Threatens to Turn Our Elections Into an Auction Bloomberg’s Campaign Threatens to Turn Our Elections Into an Auction

In our broken campaign finance system, the barrier to running for office keeps getting higher.

Mar 3, 2020 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Bloomberg Forced Me From My Teaching Job After He Learned I’d Been a Sex Worker

Bloomberg Forced Me From My Teaching Job After He Learned I’d Been a Sex Worker Bloomberg Forced Me From My Teaching Job After He Learned I’d Been a Sex Worker

Elizabeth Warren’s devastating confrontation with the former mayor over allegations of sexual harassment made “billionaire” the dirty word—and made me feel respected.

Feb 26, 2020 / Melissa Petro

What Bloomberg Is Doing Has No Precedent in American Political Life

What Bloomberg Is Doing Has No Precedent in American Political Life What Bloomberg Is Doing Has No Precedent in American Political Life

If he becomes the nominee, then the Democratic Party will be a wholly owned subsidiary of the billionaire.

Feb 27, 2020 / Editorial / Jeet Heer for The Nation

Post Offices Are the Lifeblood of Rural America—Yet Bloomberg Dismisses Them as ‘Antiquated’

Post Offices Are the Lifeblood of Rural America—Yet Bloomberg Dismisses Them as ‘Antiquated’ Post Offices Are the Lifeblood of Rural America—Yet Bloomberg Dismisses Them as ‘Antiquated’

The billionaire’s glib Obama-era speeches and interviews regarding rural issues are a political liability.

Feb 28, 2020 / John Nichols

Bernie Sanders Hits the Jackpot

Bernie Sanders Hits the Jackpot Bernie Sanders Hits the Jackpot

After Nevada, he can and must parlay newfound political capital into a sophisticated argument for why an antiestablishment message is electable.

Feb 23, 2020 / John Nichols

Democrats Must Reject Not Just a Billionaire but the Billionaire Class

Democrats Must Reject Not Just a Billionaire but the Billionaire Class Democrats Must Reject Not Just a Billionaire but the Billionaire Class

Sanders is right that the party cannot surrender to “a corrupt political system bought by billionaires like Mr. Bloomberg.”

Feb 20, 2020 / John Nichols

Bloomberg Is Too Rich for His Own Good

Bloomberg Is Too Rich for His Own Good Bloomberg Is Too Rich for His Own Good

It turns out that almost a half-billion dollars of campaign spending can’t make you warm, smart, or likable on the debate stage. What happens now?

Feb 20, 2020 / Joan Walsh

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