‘His trial balloon went over like the Hindenburg’: Democrats are skeptical of Michael Bloomberg’s potential 2020 run

President Barack Obama with Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2016.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

  • Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York, is considering a run for the presidency in 2020 as a centrist Democrat, despite an energized left wing and a crowded field.  
  • Many Democratic strategists say Bloomberg has no path to victory. 
  • “It’s hard to imagine someone more out of touch with the Democratic base,” said one operative. 

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York mayor, is seriously considering a run for the presidency in 2020 as a centrist Democrat, despite an energized left wing and a crowded field.  

The former Republican, who’s spending $ 80 million largely on Democratic candidates in this year’s midterm elections, has received a warm welcome into the Democratic fold from party leaders, but strategists on the left say a presidential bid would likely be dead on arrival. 

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