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Warren, AOC: Let's not forget that Bloomberg's a racist

Added 02-13-20 03:35:02pm EST - “Breaking the R-word out from its? Use Only in Case of GOP Emergency case.” - Hotair.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Hotair.com: “Warren, AOC: Let's not forget that Bloomberg's a racist”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

It’s still early, but two leading Democrats rolled out the heavy artillery today against Michael Bloomberg — usually reserved for Republicans. Both Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and primary competitor Elizabeth Warren accused Bloomberg of racism over two separate issues springboarded off of some eeeenteresting oppo-research eruptions.

The former NYC mayor tried yesterday to “move past a controversy” over his earlier implementation of “stop and frisk” policies, with his eponymous news organization offering a helpful The Boss Wants To Explain feature:

Michael Bloomberg sought Wednesday to move past a controversy about comments he made in 2015 that crime in minority communities justified stop-and-frisk policing when he was New York mayor. He predicted black voters will still support him.

“Those words don’t reflect the way that I’ve governed, or the way that I run my company or the way that I live,” Bloomberg told reporters after a campaign stop Wednesday in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He said he was re-elected twice in one of the most diverse U.S. cities. “I think we’re going to do very well in the African-American community.” …

Hours after the audio was posted on Twitter, his campaign held a conference call with the Black Economic Alliance, which garnered an apology from Bloomberg, and a meeting with 20 African-American faith leaders who backed him.

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