As Twitchy told you Tuesday evening, Michael Bloomberg, the top spending Democrat candidate by far, notched his first victory by taking the American Samoa caucus.
The former NYC mayor and noted firearm and climate change super-hypocrite was apparently encouraged by that win enough (and by gaining a few delegates elsewhere) to make a bold statement about November:
— Maura Barrett (@MauraBarrettNBC) March 4, 2020
“We proved we can win the voters that will decide the general election—and isn’t that what this is all about?” Bloomberg says
— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) March 4, 2020
Votes from where it counts in a general election?
American Samoans? https://t.co/vHWVLPWn5y
— Jim Geraghty (@jimgeraghty) March 4, 2020
It’s almost a certainty that Bloomberg will end up smashing the record for amount of money spent by a politican per primary delegate gained.
Did American Samoa just gain some extraordinary new powers? https://t.co/f4GhpUqRtV
— Don Moynihan (@donmoyn) March 4, 2020
Bloomberg sure hopes so!