“We will continue our tradition of not investigating Mike (and his family and foundation ) and we will extend the same policy to his rivals in the Democratic primaries. We cannot treat Mike’s democratic competitors differently from him,” wrote Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.
But Bloomberg will continue to investigate non Democratic Party candidates.
Bloomberg is also suspending the board responsible for Bloomberg Opinion, “The place where Mike has had the most contact with Editorial,” wrote Micklethwait.
He said David Shipley, Tim O’Brien and some members of the board responsible for those editorials will take a leave of absence to join Bloomberg’s campaign.
In other words, Bloomberg News is the propaganda division of Bloomberg for President.
Bloomberg News self identifies as a propaganda operation and the public relations firm of Michael Bloomberg for President.
The responsible action for Bloomberg News would be “we will not cover Presidential campaigns”. Period. But the key word there is “responsible” and they will have none of that.