Independents Day

It was all non partisan, bi-partisan, post-partisan. Gray Davis introduced Arnold Schwarzenegger, the man who snatched the governorship away from him. As I’ve said earlier, President Bush’s campaign strategist, Matthew Dowd, declared himself a former Democrat turned former Republican. Richard Riordan declared the Ronald Reagan wasn’t as conservative as his legend suggests.

So it was Mike Bloomberg who had the spotlight, not just at the Mayor’s residence on Monday night but even at CAA’s headquarters on Tuesday. He

And what better than a candidate who can spend his own money? Bloomberg wouldn’t need to play Hollywood fund-raising circles if he should decide to run, because there’s been a lot of talk that he’d simply finance his own campaign. Even as he insists that he will complete his term, his swing through California, with stops at Google, the Getty House and CAA, certainly could be called campaign swings. The likes of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have followed similar paths as they raised money this year.


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