By Doug Newman
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“But, he’s a businessman.”
This was what Romney supporters told us in 2012 when they tried to convince us that the guy who brought the health mandate to Massachusetts really was the polar opposite of Obama. He was a “businessman”, so he would fight tyranny if elected, right?
Well, when Michael Bloomberg first ran for mayor of New York in 2001, he, too, ran as a Republican. And he was a phantasmagorically successful businessman, who amassed a net worth of $31 billion.
Here is a list of things he banned while in office.
Other successful businesspeople include: Ted Turner, Larry Flynt, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and all the Wall Street and auto industry executives who have taken bailout money. Do you want any of them as dog catcher, let alone president?