“There’s plenty of money in this world, there’s plenty of money in this country, it’s just in the wrong hands,” de Blasio said in an announcement video Thursday. The video also includes shots of the city, with de Blasio looking back on his work on regional healthcare and minimum wage reform.
This announcement makes him something like the trillionth person to announce a 2020 campaign on the non-Trump side of our dilapidated political infrastructure or whatever. “I’m running for president because it’s time we put working people first,” de Blasio said Thursday.
Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson, and Beto O’Rourke previously announced 2020 campaigns. With his announcement, de Blasio also becomes the third mayor competing for the White House.
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Twitter Cooks President Cheeto Chump Over Calling LeBron James Dumb
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I know it's not a new revelation at this point, but the level of racism that goes in to hating on LeBron James for opening a school is truly breathtaking.— zach (@zamartin) August 4, 2018
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LeBron James opened a public school. Trump appointed Betsy DeVos. Nuff said.— Mr. Newberger (@jeremynewberger) August 4, 2018
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I’m pretty sure Lebron James can spell “counsel” and “wiretap” correctly.— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) August 4, 2018
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There is a 100% chance that Trump shouted the 'n-word' at the TV while watching the Don Lemon / LeBron James interview— Roland Scahill (@rolandscahill) August 4, 2018
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The LeBron James tweet is not minor. The President of the United States, a long-proven racist, used his platform to attack two black men last night, one of whom just started a school for at-risk kids. If you're not angry and ashamed for our country right now, we part company.— Mark Harris (@MarkHarrisNYC) August 4, 2018
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I know I’m late to this but I honestly can’t understand how you can look at either Lebron James or Don Lemon and see a dumb man.— Mikel Jollett (@Mikel_Jollett) August 4, 2018
I know we should be used to this by now but I’m still saddened, angered to see such raw, ugly racism coming from the President of the United States. pic.twitter.com/YhlLXaREIZ
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Of all the problems in the world, Trump used his presidential authority to call LeBron James stupid last night. LeBron just opened a school for at-risk kids, providing them free tuition, bicycles, food, counseling & guaranteed tuition to the University of Akron if they graduate.— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) August 4, 2018
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Donald Trump insults LeBron James, Ohio’s favorite son, hours before he campaigns in the state for a crucial special election three days away and Trump thinks LeBron is the dumb one?!— Adam Best (@adamcbest) August 4, 2018
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“Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do.” pic.twitter.com/vTwblxaSVV— Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein) August 4, 2018
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If you want to rip LeBron James for what he's done on the basketball court, you're an idiot.— Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) August 4, 2018
If you want to rip LeBron James for the things he's done, and continues to do, off the court, you're a real special kind of idiot.
Keep doing great things in both areas @KingJames.
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Lebron James is giving at-risk children a shot in life by paying for everything they need to get a good education.— Pé (@4everNeverTrump) August 4, 2018
Donald Trump once gave a fake one-million dollar bill to a school serving at-risk children in the Bronx before driving away in his limousine.
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If Lebron James and Donald Trump were drowning and you could only save one of them, where would you and Lebron have lunch?— 𝙈𝙞𝙣𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙎𝙚𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙤𝙧 𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙎𝘾 (@dumptrump33) August 4, 2018
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•Lebron James donated $40M of his own money to fund education— Qasim Rashid, Esq. (@QasimRashid) August 4, 2018
•Your administration took tens of millions to defund education
It’s clear to all people with integrity who’s the smart one https://t.co/VxgQiye3B4
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Lebron James gave millions to educate children.— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) August 4, 2018
Donald Trump gave millions back to adults he conned at his university.
It's really not hard to see who is the smarter of the two.
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Let's settle this whole thing by comparing the two schools begun by LeBron James and the president*. Which one of them was a multimillion dollar fraud?— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) August 4, 2018
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LeBron James donated 8 million to open a school for at risk kids. Lord Dampnut donated 300,000 to a porn star to keep quiet and thinks he has invisible planes. Yea, hard to figure who the stupid one is.— Colin Mochrie (@colinmochrie) August 4, 2018
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In Trump's World:— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) August 4, 2018
LeBron James: dumb
Don Lemon: dumb
Maxine Waters: low IQ
black countries: shitholes
black athletes: SOBs
Black tenants: unwelcome
Black workers: lazy
Central Park 5: guilty
Nazis: very fine people
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