Three minutes. Three minutes of watching and listening to billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pontificate on why he is a much better leader to handle the coronavirus. Three minutes. In prime time. That’ll give folks time to let the dog out, fix a snack from the fridge, see what’s on ABC or Fox and let the dog back in–if they don’t fall asleep from boredom in the first ten seconds of the ad running if they don’t get off the couch in time. You think I’m kidding? See for yourself. The ad was posted in advance on YouTube Saturday. All three minutes.
As can be seen in the screen image, Bloomberg is standing in a faux Oval Office type setting trying to convey a presidential image.
The Bloomberg campaign is promoting the campaign ad as an “address to the nation”:
The announcement by Bloomberg campaign spokeswoman Sabrina Singh, “NEWS: Tomorrow @mikebloomberg will deliver a taped 3-min TV address to the nation on the coronavirus, airing during commercial airtime on CBS, NBC at about 8:30 PM ET”
— Sabrina Singh (@sabrinasingh24) February 29, 2020
As a reward for making it through Bloomberg’s three-minute soporific presentation , here’s a clip of President Trump at CPAC Saturday.
The room went wild at #CPAC when President Trump imitated “Mini Mike” by shrinking down the podium.
Too good 😂 pic.twitter.com/nmTAgg9EZ0
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) February 29, 2020
And on a serious note here is President Trump’s latest press briefing on the coronavirus (and Afghanistan) earlier Saturday: