Bloomberg set to foot the bill of an expensive ego trip

The billionaire tycoon has spent $5 million per day on his presidential campaign to date, but is set to be eclipsed by the considerably less wealthy Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday

1st March, 2020
Bloomberg set to foot the bill of an expensive ego trip
Michael Bloomberg speaks at a rally in Blountville, Tennessee on Friday night: the mogul has so far spent $500 million on his presidential campaign. Picture: Getty

Michael Bloomberg may learn a very expensive lesson this Tuesday, the kind that most non-billionaires learn for free. Money can’t buy you love – at least not the kind of love Bernie Sanders gets from his tens of millions of supporters.

Super Tuesday will mark the 100th day of Bloomberg’s campaign, and for the princely sum of $500 million, it will provide him with a moment of truth about the viability of his...

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