Take that Mike Bloomberg. We all know how much Mike Bloomberg hates freedom and the Second Amendment. He’s committed to, among other things, supporting politicians and ballot measures that will gut the Right to Bear Arms. We are pleased to say that he’s on a solid losing streak.
His Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America have morphed into a group called Everytown for Gun Safety. Bloomberg has put up $50 million in the 2014 election cycle to support politicians and measures that will pave the way for confiscation of firearms as the government has done in Australia.
Bloomberg has some small wins. He helped out with the Colorado and New Jersey magazine bans and was on-board with the very restrictive New York state firearm law. Colorado didn’t work out so well for the anti-gunners, Magpul shut down operations and move to Texas and Montana and they’ve gotten a ton of hostile press. There’s a very good chance that, if Republicans take the Senate in Colorado in November they’ll rescind the magazine ban. Magpul won’t be back though.
Sheriff David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County Wisconsin was at the center of Bloomberg’s ire, and Mike put $150,000 into the Sheriff’s race against Clarke. Bloomberg spent more money on the race than both candidates, and here’s why.
We love Sheriff Clarke. When Joe Arpaio finally dies in office, we’d invite Clarke to move to Phoenix and get away from the cold winters, he’s a snow bird we’d love to host.
As you can tell by the comments from the interview, Clarke’s Protect Your Family PSA got people fired up and it made him a target for the anti-gunners like Bloomberg. Add to that the fact that Milwaukee County is a Democratic stronghold in Wisconsin and you’ve got a recipe for a Bloomberg victory, given that Clarke is a Democrat and it was the Democratic Primary that Bloomberg was trying to buy.
It looks like Milwaukee County isn’t for sale. Not even the Democratic part of Milwaukee County because Bloomberg’s $150,000 bought him nothing but the thanks of the media outlets who got the money.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s dollars have been defeated again, this time in Wisconsin. Despite Bloomberg dumping $150,000 into the Democrat primary for Milwaukee County Sheriff on behalf of anti-gun Milwaukee Police Lt. Chris Moews with a goal of defeating pro-self defense incumbent Sheriff David Clarke, Clarke was victorious last night. Clarke defeated Moews 52 percent to 48 percent.
Here at Curmudgeon Central we offer our sincere congratulations to Sheriff Clarke in his victory. Something we didn’t think we’d see in our lifetime, a Democrat we would proudly vote for.
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