New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s endorsement of President Obama is prompting many to analyze the billionaire’s move. Is this a sign that business isn’t as anti-Obama as it seems? (Bloomberg is, after all, a highly successful entrepreneur—and business bible The Economist endorsed the president the same day.) How many independent voters might actually be swayed by the mayor’s lukewarm praise? And what does this mean about the man’s own presidential aspirations, and his post-mayoral life?/Jena McGregor, Washington Post. More here. (AP file photo)
Question: So billionaire Bloomberg endorses Obama after quietly giving $200,000 to Education Voters of Idaho to fight for so-called education reform promoted by the Idaho GOP establishment? What gives?