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Romney Meeting Bloomberg

A lot of people seem to be making a big deal out of Romney meeting with Bloomberg, and I’ve heard a few speculate that perhaps Bloomberg will be Romney’s VP pick. That gave me a strange sense of Deja Vu. This isn’t something I’d read all that much into. If you’re a Presidential Candidate, and you make a trip to New York City, you’re pretty much obligated to drop in on the mayor. It’s just politeness. Even I wouldn’t turn my nose up at the Mayor, and if I met with him, I’d certainly talk about gun control.

I was initially a lot more concerned about Bork on his judicial advisory committee, but a lot of folks in the comments noted that Alan Gura is also on the committee, and that in DC, these things are mostly a way to signal to different parts of the base. In other words, they are BS.

3 Responses to “Romney Meeting Bloomberg”

  1. Ian Argent says:

    This is the politics equivalent of the “oh noes, shark attacks!” of the summer of 2001.

  2. Patrick says:

    He wants an endorsement, a donation or a pledge to stay out of it all together. Standard fare.

  3. FatWhiteMan says:

    I don’t see why anyone is surprised that they would meet. They are both confirmed gun banners. What’s the big deal if they sniff each other’s butts?

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