I spoke to Alex Seitz-Wald of NBC News about Mike Bloomberg’s money and its implications for 2020.
Liam Donovan, a Republican consultant, said that “money is always going to matter at the margin,” before ticking off a string of caveats.
For instance, if Bloomberg is not the Democrats’ choice for president, will his spending reinforce or clash with the nominee’s message and strategy? What if the nominee is Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., whose campaign is all about challenging the power of billionaires like Bloomberg?
Is there even a way to effectively spend another billion or $2 billion in a money-drenched election year? “There’s only so much airtime you can buy,” Donovan noted.
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