Beware the Polls

Have we learned nothing from 2016? When all the polls said Hillary would win by a landslide? Now the media is extolling Biden’s lead in the National Polls. Danger. Danger.

How are these polls derived? What’s the demographic make-up? Sample size? How do you reach them? Land-lines? Average age 75. Cell phones? Caller ID prohibits most people from even answering.

Here are some polls. Trump has 68 million followers on Twitter. Biden has 4 million. Trump packs huge sports arenas. Biden can barely fill a high school gym. Déjà vu all over again.

Go Mike!

Mike’s Long Game

As Dems rearranged deck chairs on the Titanic, Mayor Mike was out and about playing the long game. He’s had more air time with his non-stop ads than all of the rest combined. Except maybe Steyer.

Mike is dissecting the Country to target consequential counties making the case that Trump needs to go. Whether you vote for Mike or not. And. That the Democrat Party needs an overhaul. If anything can steer the barge into a 180 degree turn, it’s Bloomberg’s juggernaut.

Betting is on Mike.

2020 Predictions & Predilections

Predictions

China-Russia-Iran Alliance strengthens
Europe’s divisions deepen
Global communications system attack
New Pope
Dem nom won’t be Biden
Whoever it is will lose to Trump
Financial markets will be volatile
Chiefs will win the Superbowl
Tiger will win another Major

Predilections

Global Stability
Bloomberg buys Dem nom
Beats Trump
Markets remain strong
Pets-Free airline and hotel chain
Building owners fix façades fast
Niners win Superbowl
Tiger wins another Major

Impeach Cobbler

A cobbled together partisan impeachment. Russian collusion a joke. Ukrainian interference also laughable. Nothing about this process is dignified by statesmanship or comity. Rather. Pure political pulp.

Trumpistas condone bad behavior to get good judges. Dems criticize everything he does. To what end? Instead of finding the best candidate, they have contrived a just desserts for no compelling crime.

In the meantime. Go Mayor Mike! That’d be truly sweet.

Mike of the People

Mike Bloomberg billionaire. A man of the people? Actually. Yes. He could be seen riding subways, grabbing breakfast at a diner on the Upper East Side, walking around town. Talking to regular folks.

One night we were having dinner at Lure Fishbar in SoHo. Mayor Mike and Senator Chuck Schumer with their partners were in the next booth. We tried not to stare and went on with our orders. After they were finished, they walked by our table. Bro Joe said, “Hey Mike why don’t you run? He said, “For what?” Bro said, “For President.”

The two women kept on going. But. Mike & Chuck stopped to chat. Mike said he wasn’t thinking about that then. In 2010. He wanted to know where our son was going to college and such. They stayed for quite a long time. Nice and curious men.

Run Mike Bloomberg!

Voted for Mike Bloomberg in 2016. Wrote him in. Now he’s filed for Alabama Presidential Primary. Biden weak. Warren can’t win.

Bloomberg’s a guy who actually runs stuff well and gets things done. Public sector. Private Sector. Can spend his own bucks. No need for fundraisers. Beholden to neither K Street nor Wall Street. But. Would middle America vote for a short billionaire Jew from New York?!  They should. I said it before and I’ll say it again. Run. Mike. Run.

President Mike

Shaky Ground

30 years ago today. The earth shook. In San Francisco. 4-month old baby. New nanny. 27th Floor swayed. Aftershocks still resonate.

Now shifting political plates. Prez & Congress seismic clashing daily. Even Republicans quaking about Syria. Lackluster Democrat candidates. Need new people to stablize the temblors.

Romney? Kasich? Haley? v. Bloomberg? Oprah?

Autumn Crisp

Farm fresh tart apples from Upstate. In a flaky crust. Clean crisp air. Parades on Fifth Avenue. Yep. It’s Fall in the City.

Won’t spoil anything about Season Finale of Succession. Except to say it was perfect. The Politician on Netflix a quirky Falchuk-Paltrow vanity piece. Yet. Worth it for Ben Platt’s version of Joni Mitchell’s River.

Ann Patchett’s new novel The Dutch House a pretty good read. Her narrator Danny a bit flat. Guessing Margaret Atwood’s sequel will win the Man Booker prize. Find out at 4:30.   Half right.

In other rumors. If Biden out. Bloomberg in.

Side Trek Sass

Still Like Mike. For Prez.

The Family on Netflix. Chilling documentary. Church & State.

Succession returns to HBO. Best series on that TV thing.

The Rahm & Chris Show. Emanuel & Christie should do a cable news politics gig of their own. They are funny, savvy and cheeky together.

Bry v. Bro. PGA champion Brooks Koepka has been outspoken about golf’s pace-of-play. While enduring the annoyingly slow Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks complained. Words exchanged. Money’s on Bro. My new hero.

Slow golf quiz for duffers from Williston, Vermont is EXCELLENT.

Ogilvy’s Head of Global Partnerships is Linked In.

Les Bon Temps

Laissez les bon temps roulez! Hillary isn’t running. Yay. Nor Mike Bloomberg. Boo. Maybe Biden. Won’t matter. Left has taken over the Party. And. Nadler overreach to impeach could still play into the witch hunt narrative to derail the Dems.

Since Tiger’s out for Arnie’s tourney. Go for a POP of quirky fun. Besides the delightful Schitt’s Creek. Check out Flack. Anna Paquin plays an off-kilter mix of Liev’s Ray Donovan and Dockery in Good Behavior.