We watched a little piece of Michael Bloomberg die on this night and it was glorious.

Yes, the other candidates were there and yes they landed a few good blows like when Joe Biden pointed out that Bloomberg didn’t end “stop and frisk”—the racist policy that allowed police officers to search people without cause—rather the Obama administration ordered it ended.

Former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg Doubles Down on Stop-And-Frisk Despite Being 'Embarrassed' By It
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Bernie Sanders didn’t do anything spectacular, and coming in with the lead, he didn’t have to. All Sanders needed to do was hold serve and not come out too bruised or battered, and he left without any scars and that’s a good thing.


When he was confronted about being polarizing, he said that it shouldn’t be polarizing to speak “to the needs and the pain of a long-neglected working class.” He was effective and that’s all he needed to be.

There were a few side battles between South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, which almost left the Minnesota Democrat in tears. Apparently there was an interview with Telemundo that included Klobuchar, Buttigieg, and billionaire Tom Steyer in which they were asked who was the president of Mexico and Klobuchar couldn’t answer. Well, on Wednesday, Buttigieg pointed out that Klobuchar was on all the committees that deal with foreign affairs and her ass couldn’t even name the president of Mexico. Klobuchar’s chin got real shaky, see below:


But Bloomberg did get in one blow on his way to the ground. Before being put to bed, the billionaire, who earned his money and then used it to buy his way into the democratic fray, called out Sanders for being a socialist and a millionaire.

What a wonderful country we have!” Bloomberg said. “The best-known socialist in the country happens to be a millionaire with three houses! What’d I miss here?”


Sanders explained why he needed three houses but it still didn’t add up to me. It was a nice zinger from a dying man.

The funniest part was that after Bloomberg was slain, his people tried to use the Beyoncé Formation defense: “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.”


“You know you are a winner when you are drawing attacks from all the candidates,” Bloomberg’s campaign manager, Kevin Sheekey, said in a statement after the debate, BuzzFeed News reports. “Everyone came to destroy Mike tonight. It didn’t happen. Everyone wanted him to lose his cool. He didn’t do it. He was the grownup in the room.”

I would love this level of delusional support. Everyone needs a friend like Bloomberg’s campaign manager. We watched a man die on Wednesday and much like videotaped deaths before them, no one will be brought up on charges, but I would like to send my thoughts and prayers to the Bloomberg campaign.