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In S. Side visit, Bloomberg sticks to script; In area he calls 'left behind,' he brings generic pitch

Jan 09, 2020 - Chicago Tribune

Billionaire businessman, philanthropist and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg brought his late-developing presidential campaign to Chicago for the first time Wednesday morning to criticize President Donald Trump's record on the economy and unveil a jobs plan of his own.

Bloomberg gave his speech on Chicago's South Side to illustrate it as an area that had been "left behind" economically, but his remarks just as easily could have been delivered in Cleveland or Cincinnati. He made virt...