Independence Party: Bloomberg Is Our Obama

Here’s a video of Lenora Fulani and Jackie Salit of the Independence Party explaining how Michael Bloomberg is like Barack Obama. Their argument is that both men are independent and beyond partisan politics.

They were speaking at the group’s annual fund-raiser in Tribeca yesterday. Bloomberg seemed pleased.

“My mother will be pleased with that,” Bloomberg joked. “Whether Barack Obama will be pleased, I have no idea. He’s probably not going to hear about it anyways.”