Today’s Campaign Update, Part II (Because the Campaign Never Ends)
Well, isn’t this just an inconvenient truth? – Just as he was beginning to gain traction in some national polls with his quarter-billion-dollar ad campaign – he now places third in the newest Quinnipiac national poll – Mini-Mike Bloomberg is about to face a hard truth about his real nature, and the policies he pursued while serving as Mayor of New York City.
The main policy in question is the so-called “stop and frisk” policy Bloomberg, who, remember, was then pretending to be a moderate Republican, aggressively enforced throughout his three terms in office. That policy helped to control crime rates in the most dangerous neighborhoods within New York’s five Burroughs by allowing police officers to stop and frisk anyone they considered suspicious without any real probable cause.
The policy was hugely successful, and was just fine for a Republican. But now, Mini-Mike is pretending to be a liberal Democrat, and trying to appeal to a voter base that has moved radically and violently to the political left over the last four years. Suddenly, the enforcement of a hugely-successful anti-crime policy that targeted mainly minority suspects (because, as you will hear Bloomberg say in a moment, that is where the vast majority of the crime is) becomes not an asset, but an enormous political liability.
Aware of this reality, Bloomberg has on a few occasions tried to preemptively explain this all away as a simple error in judgment. But this is a man who was Mayor of the nation’s largest city for 12 solid years, longer than Rudy Giuliani. Throughout those dozen years, Mini-Mike very aggressively pursued “stop and frisk” and many other anti-crime policies he inherited from Giuliani that without question targeted mainly minority communities.
Contrast that behavior to the policies of current Marxist/Democrat Mayor Bill DeBlasio, who has not only cancelled pretty much all of Bloomberg’s anti-crime measures, but is now just letting accused criminals out onto the streets without having to even post bail. This is the kind of chaos in the streets that the current Democrat voter base favors.
Bloomberg’s efforts at preemptive inoculation were already running into headwinds from the far-left radicals, but now his problems will become even more severe. Yesterday, audio leaked on Twitter of Bloomberg bragging to an audience in 2015 about “stop and frisk.” The language the ex-Mayor uses about minorities and their communities is very blunt and will serve to enrage identity politics radicals.
Below is a clip of the audio, followed by a transcript. You will see that Mini-Mike has, in the words of the late, great Desi Arnaz, “got some ‘splainin’ to do.”
Omg! Leaked audio of Mike Bloomberg talking about the high crime rates among urban minorities.
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) February 11, 2020
95% of your murders – murderers and murder victims – you can line ’em up. You can just take the description, Xerox it and pass it out to all the cops. They are male minorities, 16 to 25. That’s true in New York, that’s true in virtually every city in America.
And, that’s where the real crime is. You’ve got to get the guns out of the hands of the people that are getting killed. You want to spend the money on a lot of cops on the streets. Put those cops where the crime is, which means in minority neighborhoods.
So, one of the unintended consequences is people say ‘Oh my God, you are arresting kids for marijuana that are all minorities.’ Yes, that’s true. Why? Because we put all the cops in minority neighborhoods. Yes, that’s true. Why do we do it? Because that’s where all the crime is.
And look, the way you get the guns out of the kids’ hands is to throw them up against the walls and frisk them. And they start, and they say, ‘Oh, I don’t want to get caught.’ So they don’t bring the gun. They still have the gun, but they leave it at home.
Now, the corrupt national news media, in its role as the propaganda wing of the Democrat Party, will do everything it can to keep this audio covered up for Mini-Mike’s benefit. But it’s out there now, and every pro-Trump social media account will be repeating it to their audiences from now through November. You can also be certain that portions of this audio will become parts of hundreds of hours of Republican ad campaigns should Bloomberg ultimately manage to purchase the Democrat Party’s presidential nomination.
Again, this was an extremely effective policy, one that made the law-abiding citizens in these minority communities far safer than they are today under New York’s current Marxist Mayor. But it is also a policy that without question violated the civil rights of many innocent people, the vast majority of whom are target Democrat voters.
There is just no way to explain that language, coming as it did several years after Bloomberg had left office, as an innocent error in judgment. Regardless of how diligently the corrupt media works to cover this all up, Mini-Mike has a real problem in a Party that is so heavily reliant on minority votes to have any chance of winning. And the leaders of the Democrat Party now will have to decide if they really want to sell their presidential nomination to such a problematic billionaire.
Ain’t it great?
That is all.
UPDATE: About 10 minutes after I posted this piece, President Trump weighed in on this matter as only he can do:
WOW, BLOOMBERG IS A TOTAL RACIST! pic.twitter.com/2QLhxUxs1J
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 11, 2020
Oh, man, this is, in a word, delicious.
UPDATE II: And now there’s this video. Unreal.
1- Wake up to see #BloombergIsRacist trending…. Huh?
Welp, here it is..??
Live by identity politics, die by identity politics. Mini Mike is likely cancelled now.pic.twitter.com/vWEhJHBNbm
— IT Guy (@ITGuy1959) February 11, 2020
Today’s news moves at a faster pace than ever. Whatfinger.com is my go-to source for keeping up with all the latest events in real time.