This article was published by The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Monday, February 17, 2020:
Michael Bloomberg needs a strong showing on March 3, Super Tuesday, and to avoid making a fool of himself during the March 15th debate in Phoenix, in order to accomplish his objective: naming the candidate with the best chance of unseating the president in November at the Democrat National Convention in Milwaukee in July.
He doesn’t want the nomination for himself. He wants to name the person with the best chance of unseating the president in the general election in November. To do that he must keep any of the present candidates from securing the nomination on the first ballot.
If that means naming Hillary Clinton as his vice-presidential running mate, with all of her accumulated baggage, so be it.
He is testing that concept through a trial balloon his campaign launched over the weekend. His campaign leaked details of a strategy designed to test the market for Hillary Clinton as his running mate to Matt Drudge on Saturday. Drudge, the founder of his news aggregate website (with millions of visitors), tweeted: “Sources close to Bloomberg campaign told DRUDGE REPORT that candidate is considering Hillary as running mate, after their polling found the Bloomberg-Clinton combination would be a formidable force.”
Naturally both parties denied the rumor. Bloomberg’s campaign director Jason Schechter said