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Author Topic: Why Is Bloomberg's Long History of Egregious Sexism Getting a Pass?  (Read 56 times)

Offline bluedog

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https://www.gq.com/story/bloomberg-sexism/amp?__twitter_impression=true

The surging Democratic presidential candidate and Bloomberg LP have fielded nearly 40 sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits over decades.
In December 2015, employees at Everytown for Gun Safety, the gun control organization funded by Mike Bloomberg, arrived at work to find a holiday gift on their desks from their employer: the former mayor’s 1997 autobiography, Bloomberg by Bloomberg. Flipping through the book, staffers found themselves uncomfortably reading their billionaire founder’s boasts about keeping “a girlfriend in every city” and other womanizing exploits as a Wall Street up-and-comer.

“A few people started immediately going through it and sending the cringe-iest parts around on email chains,” one former Everytown employee told me. “Hardly the most controversial things he’s said, but it’s still a bad look.”

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Re: Why Is Bloomberg's Long History of Egregious Sexism Getting a Pass?
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2020, 12:45:25 PM »
Too busy dragging him on the Stop and Frisk, and the Redlining.  :shrug:

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Re: Why Is Bloomberg's Long History of Egregious Sexism Getting a Pass?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 01:45:20 PM »
Well as my dad said- in America is it not too hard to find a 79 y/o white man who is not  both sexist and had some racism in their history.

 

 

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