City Room: Bloomberg Gets High Marks for His Handling of Hurricane

Nov 20, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: FiveThirtyEight

He doesn't live in New York City, and he was a fiercely partisan advocate for Mitt Romney, who was rejected overwhelmingly by city voters.

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Bellingham, WA

#1 Nov 20, 2012
Maybe next election he won't have to spend $70
million of his own money to get reelected.

He looked pretty good.

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#2 Nov 20, 2012
Hi marks for wanting the marathon? Go f yourself.
pogue mahone

Southampton, NY

#3 Nov 20, 2012
Bloomberg is the Il Duce Mussolini of Manhatten, except he can't make the trains run on time. A pint size a-hole with a super-size ego. Go ban yourself Bloomie.

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#4 Nov 21, 2012
From my friends that live up there that I have checked in on. They would tend to disagree with the premise of the idea that Bloomberg did well.

Especially from one friend that was here in FL for Hurricanes Charlie, Francis, and Jean.

United States

#5 Nov 21, 2012
WHO is giving Bloomberg 'high marks'?

WHAT about Christie?

oh, that's right, only democrats get 'high marks'.

And the fiasco of the marathon by Bloomberg?

Bloomberg is out of touch with the everyday person.

He lives the high life and gets his media support from his media 'friends'.

Stop the bullshit.

Since: Jan 07

Rock Glen, PA

#6 Nov 23, 2012
Bloomsberg,s crowning achievement during the recent crisis was his absence. He ventured forth a few times, only to be berated by distraught residents. His PR people probably warned him away from rubbing elbows with the little people. It is much safer to stand at the podium and mouth sweet nothings while awaiting the opportunity to impose more intrusive restrictions on the people of his little kingdom.
The Loon He Always Right

Lindenhurst, NY

#7 Nov 23, 2012
I gotta agree with the topix nutjobs on this one. Bloomberg can't go outin public because he is out of touch with regular people.

Fairfield, CT

#8 Nov 26, 2012
Marchin wrote:
WHO is giving Bloomberg 'high marks'?
oh, that's right, only democrats get 'high marks'.
Bloomberg is out of touch with the everyday person.
He lives the high life and gets his media support from his media 'friends'.
Stop the bullshit.
much like romney....(the ex-presidential candidate)

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