Mayor Michael Bloomberg shut down his personal campaign committee last October 17, the same day The Politicker published a story about how he used the committee to finance a multimillion dollar personal ad campaign. The campaign committee was established last March. Mayor Bloomberg gave the committee $5.6 million of his own money that was used to conduct a public relations campaign complete with polling, television ads and mailings defending his record.
Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann criticized Occupy Wall Street as “tremendously counterproductive,” potentially violent and unsanitary during her appearance in San Francisco today. Ms. Bachmann also explained why she thinks “there’s a 180 degree difference between the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street.”
Taxes: Don’t raise them on the rich; “deficits matter” says Bloomberg. [FoxNews.com]
Taxes: S&P’s downgrading is a “warning” to America, says Bloomberg. [Glenn Thrush]
Taxes: There’s a bipartisan failure to lead on deficit reduction. [Doug Schoen]
Bloomberg’s Advice: Obama should schmooze GOP; Republicans should drop birthed talk. [Glenn Thrush]
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