The Democratic Party's embarrassing billionaires

Can Michael Bloomberg buy a presidential nomination?

Michael Bloomberg.

So you want to run for president. Which is more important: having relevant experience or billions of dollars?

I used to think the answer was obviously the latter. The whole being worth many thousands of millions thing worked out well enough for our current president, in case you haven't heard. But I wonder now how much Donald Trump's success in 2016 really had to do with his being a billionaire, as opposed to someone who is very good at playing one on television.

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