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Inside the Beltway: Mike Bloomberg treats voters to free caviar, quiche


Added 02-27-20 12:22:02am EST - “A certain Democratic presidential hopeful has spent $418 million in recent weeks on his campaign advertising blitz. But that's not the only outreach he's got going.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Bloomberg treats voters to free caviar, quiche”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A certain Democratic presidential hopeful has spent $418 million in recent weeks on his campaign advertising blitz. But that’s not the only outreach he’s got going.

“If you feed them, will they vote? Billionaire presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is enticing voters with unprecedented amounts of free food and booze — and not the cheap stuff, either,” writes Gary He, a contributor to Eater.com, a national food blog.

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Mr. Bloomberg prefers to fund a “kingly spread of food” that includes quiche, elegantly presented smoked salmon arrayed with thin lemon wedges, capers and chopped eggs, fresh fruit platters tastefully arranged, and upscale cookies and luscious pastries. But that ain’t all.

“Judging by the all-you-can-eat feasts that have become a hallmark of Bloomberg events throughout the country, his unconventional presidential campaign is taking at least one old adage seriously: that the way to a voter’s heart is through their stomach,” Mr. He says.

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