Michael Bloomberg stirs 2020 presidential speculation, but he’ll need a better answer on ‘stop-and-frisk’
If Michael Bloomberg is serious about running for president in 2020, he’s going to have to find a better way of answering questions about his support for “stop-and-frisk” policing.
Bloomberg’s increasingly serious flirtation with the Democratic presidential race took a new step on Monday with the publication of an op-ed in the Des Moines Register about climate change titled, “Why I’m coming to Iowa.”
If the headline weren’t a clear enough signal, his piece concludes with, “A recent op-ed in the Des Moines Register called for aspiring presidential candidates to present a bold vision for taking on climate change. I couldn’t agree more: We need stronger leadership in Washington on this issue.” …Read the Rest