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Twitter Explodes After Mike Bloomberg Is Given More Airtime Than AOC At Democratic National Convention

Twitter just erupted in outrage after former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was given a prime speaking spot at the Democratic National Convention. Twitter users were specifically livid over the fact that he was given more time to talk than Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

Bloomberg’s Speech

During his speech, Bloomberg joked about times in his life being a Democrat, a Republican, and an Independent.

“I’m not asking you to vote against Donald Trump because he’s a bad guy. I’m urging you to vote against him because he’s done a bad job,” Bloomberg said.

He went on to slam President Donald Trump’s tax plan and to say that higher taxes were necessary to fund more government resources.

“Donald Trump’s economic plan was to give a huge tax cut to guys like me who didn’t need it, and then lie about it to everyone else,” said Bloomberg.

Twitter Explodes

Unfortunately for Democrats, having Bloomberg speak backfired when social media users expressed outrage over him getting more time to talk than Ocasio-Cortez, who was only given a minute to speak earlier in the week.

“AOC got 90 seconds, and f**king BLOOMBERG HAS BEEN TALKING FOR WHAT FEELS LIKE A YEAR,” one person commented, with another adding, “The Democratic Party should have given @AOC a lot more than 60 seconds. They should stop uplifting Bill Clinton, Michael Bloomberg, and John Kasich. The convention illustrates how little Democratic elites think of progressives.”

“Bloomberg for 12 years let the NYPD go rouge on hubdreds of thousands of Black and Brown in NYC. Made NYC unaffordable to live in, tried to charter school the entire system of public education.F#^$ Bloomberg. Shame at DNC for giving him Republican billionaire, than AOC,” a third user wrote.

A fourth commented, “It should be a scandal that Michael Bloomberg is speaking at the #DemConvention and Ilhan Omar or Ayanna Pressley or Rashida Tlaib isn’t. And that Bloomberg had more time than AOC.”

Trump Gets In On It

Even President Trump got in on the action.

“After the worst debate performance in the history of politics, Michael Bloomberg, commonly known as Mini Mike, is trying to make a comeback by begging the Democrats for relevance,” Trump tweeted. “They treated him like a dog – and always will. Before politics, he said GREAT things about me!”

This piece was written by PoliZette Staff on August 21, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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