November 1st, 2010
03:07 PM ET
9 years ago

Campaign Circus: Bloomberg a good-luck charm?

Washington (CNN) - With Election Day just hours away, the rhetoric keeps getting more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.

Everything Bloomberg touches turns to ....

Voted in? New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made billions betting on what the stock market would do. It appears his gambling instincts may be good in the political arena, too, the New York Daily News points out. Three statewide candidates that Hizzoner endorsed - including Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo - are leading in the polls and poised to win on Tuesday.

The bid is too damn low!

Jimmy McMillan, the "Rent is Too Damn High" candidate for New York governor, is taking his platform to the Web. He recently endorsed an internet auction site,, which allows users to "bid against each other to win a month's rent ($1,200)," according to POLITICO. Watch McMillan's video endorsement here.

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  1. T'SAH from Virginia

    "Rent is Too Damn High" – "College is Too Damn High" – "Groceries are Too Damn High" – "Gas is Too Damn High" – "Recreation is Too Damn High" – "RepubliCAN'Ts are TOO Damn DUMB to REALIZE that WE will BEAT them ON November 2, 2010!!!

    I like McMillan!! If he was a bit more SERIOUS – he would have beaten PalaSTINKo – just a LITTLE more serious!!!

    VOTERS in NY – I am PROUD that we stuck with our true base!!! Make sure you carry it all the way and GET OUT and VOTE!!

    This is T'SAH from Virginia – a native New Yorker – and I approve this message!!

    November 1, 2010 03:57 pm at 3:57 pm |
  2. King

    How can corporations be their customers. Then why will the repugs take money away from mainstreet by cutting government programs and our demand money and give it to corporations. Now corporations can't creat jobs because mainstreet don't got no demand money. China is licking their chops because they've got plenty of demand money and since these stupid republicans have deregulate big corporations they are free to do business with any one. Now how the he'll is mainstreet suppose to compete with chinas 3 billion people with their booming economy. These stupid american voters have doomed us.

    November 1, 2010 04:00 pm at 4:00 pm |