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The plumber vs. the billionaire

NewGuyRay

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Michael Bloomberg is the mayor of New York and a media mogul who weekends in Bermuda and whose net worth is an estimated $27 billion. Victor Head runs a plumbing business with his brother in Pueblo, Colo.

The two clashed from a distance Tuesday in the Colorado gun recalls, and Head gave the billionaire a righteous drubbing. The defeat of two pro-gun control Colorado state senators in recall elections sends a message that should be heard all the way back on the Upper East Side, and maybe even in Hamilton.

It wasn’t too long ago that Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns was supposed to be the great equalizer in the gun debate. For too long, the National Rifle Association had dominated with its big dollars and its fierce commitment to its cause. Bloomie would change that. Or so we were told.


This was before dozens of mayors quit the organization, some of them explaining that it had dawned on them that the group wasn’t against illegal guns so much as for making more guns illegal. And that was before the Colorado recall. The vote reinforces the failure of gun control in Congress earlier this year, with the extra sting of a direct populist rebuke..

Opinion: The plumber vs. the billionaire - Rich Lowry - POLITICO.com
 
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It's nice to see Bloomberg waste both real and political capital on this effort. Now lets see how VA plays out even though both candidates are not popular there and Mcauliffe is ahead unfortunately.
 
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People dont get that the NRA and other groups a like, are backed by millions of americans, not just a fue rich people with billions of dollars. you can have the richest man in the world on your side and he still only counts as one vote (supposedly anyways)

But when a vote comes to pass and the people vote in a pro gun vs anti, its not because the NRA was involved, its because the millions of people who vote are involved in and funding the NRA to be there to spread the word to all NRA members and groups a like to wake up and get out and vote
 
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it was the people that truly defeated his agenda, his involvement likely hurt much more than it helped. the Colorado people rightfully decided this was their issue and wouldn't be influenced by outside interests.

many more need to see this
 

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These people will never learn.
I think they really thought that Uncle Joe and Bloomburg would come riding in on a white horse to save their sorry asses.
In fact I have no doubt promises where made when this all went down.
They had to know this was going to go over like a fart in church and there would be fallout.
Just the arrogant manner in which they treated the people there showed they thought they were untouchable.
Well they served their purpose , the laws got passed.
No further benefit to waste time ,money or resources on them.
Usefull idiots all end up the same.
 
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