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Bloomberg, billions, and bipartisan blovation

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By Michelle Malkin  •  January 7, 2008 02:15 PM

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The Associated Press is panting over Nanny NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s appearance at some sort of bipartisan summit in Oklahoma today. Chauncey Gardiner plus billions of dollars = Michael Bloomberg:

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg turned up the volume on a possible independent bid for president on Monday, participating in a bipartisan summit that stole a bit of the spotlight from the announced candidates in New Hampshire.

Amid talk about Washington riven by partisanship, Bloomberg gathered with Democrats and Republicans — some current elected officials, others out of office for years — to discuss bridging the divide between the parties. The summit came on the eve of the first-in-the-nation primary.

“People have stopped working together, government is dysfunctional, there’s no collaborating and congeniality,” Bloomberg said to applause from the crowd.

Bipartisanship brought us McCain-Feingold, No Child Left Behind, and almost rammed through the McCain-Kennedy-Bush-Reid shamnesty. Bipartisanship is vastly overrated.

I’ll repeat the question I asked in March when the Michael Bloomberg for President trial balloon was first floated: Aren’t there enough pro-abortion, anti-gun, open borders candidates running for president?

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