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Three Things worth Knowing about Michael Bloomberg.

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If it weren’t for the intricate machinery of party governance, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg might be the odds-on favorite to be the Democratic nominee in 2020 and president in 2021. He is sensible, seasoned, and, for most of his 76 years, a party regular. His major drawback is that he is a billionaire, like the incumbent, though far richer than Donald Trump. My favorite odds-maker puts Bloomberg’s chances at approximately four percent. Starbucks entrepreneur Howard Schultz, another billionaire, is going fold his bid sooner or later, just as asset-manager Tom Steyer did his earlier last month, but