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Big spendin’ Bloomberg eats from Democratic candidates’ rice bowls

As the hardiest survivors of the Democratic clown car fantasize about taking on President Trump, they’ve got this other problem, a rat of sorts eating into their seed corn while they were deranging about Trump. According to Politico:

Michael Bloomberg’s big-spending, shock-and-awe TV ad campaign has made politicking more expensive for everyone from his 2020 rivals to Senate, House and state legislative candidates around the country.

Eight weeks into his presidential campaign, Bloomberg has already spent more money on advertising — $248 million — than most candidates could spend in years. That amount has squeezed TV ad inventory in nearly every state, lowering supply and causing stations to raise ad prices at a time of high demand, as candidates around the country gear up for their primaries.

It’s easy for an outsider to view Bloomberg’s big-spending television ad campaign as just a rich man’s ego trip, but for Democrats, this is no laughing matter. Bloomberg is driving the cost of ads up to them, leaving them with fewer resources with which to battle Trump, while at the same time, not moving up himself up much in the polls. […]

Read the full story from American Thinker

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