The former mayor of New York stepped into the presidential race after a couple of rabid gun grabbers had already exited the state. Rep. Eric “Nuke ’em All” Swalwell and Beto “Take ’em All” O’Rourke couldn’t get a toehold in the crowded field and dropped out of the race. Then Bloomberg steps in with billions to his name and a history of backing gun control and automatically gets 4 percent of the vote.
It’s not enough to get him on the next debate stage, but that’s not really a big deal for his campaign just yet. After all, it just kicked off.
But it’s also useful for people to understand just what Michael Bloomberg is. The one-time Republican turned anti-gun crusader appears to some on the anti-gun side be a billionaire with a conscience, the guy who saw a problem that went against his party’s position and stepped in to solve it, politics be damned.