The Democratic ex-Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, has bought 33 million dollars (30 million euros) of advertising time. Advertising time on national and local TV channels. That’s more than any other candidate. The presidential elections will be held in less than a year.
Bloomberg wants to spread his propaganda in 99 cities from November 23rd until December 3rd. There is only one candidate in the fight for the presidency who has spent more money on TV commercials. Democrat Tom Steyer. Steyer has already spent 34.5 million euros on TV commercials, but spread over five months.
The Democrats are investing a lot in these TV ads. After Bloomberg and Steyer, the Democrats Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren spent the most on this medium, but in both cases it is less than 8 million dollars (7.2 million euros) according to The New York Post.
Bernie Sanders said: ” I’m disgusted by the idea that Michael Bloomberg or any billionaire thinks they can circumvent the political process and spend tens of millions of dollars to buy elections. “
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