It’s on: Bernie vs. Bloomberg already getting personal and nasty

It’s on: Bernie vs. Bloomberg already getting personal and nasty
Bernie Sanders (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Considering the two mens’ personalities, how surprising is this?]

Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg are perfect foils for each other.  One is a rumpled socialist with legions of aggressive grassroots supporters.  The other is a billionaire with comically well-compensated aides and consultants, who is effectively attempting to buy support.  Both are succeeding in their ‘lanes’ thus far, setting up a possible collision course for the Democratic nomination.  If it eventually boils down to a two-man race — and that’s an enormous ‘if’ at this stage — it’ll be ugly.  We got a preview of how the gloves could come off over the past 48 hours, in which the Vermont socialist lit into Bloomberg’s history of “racist” policies, and the New York billionaire retaliated with an online ad attacking the online bullying of ‘Bernie Bros:’

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