Mike and Lenora

As of now, the Independence Party is Mike Bloomberg’s reelection campaign, as the Daily News reports in this must-read.

At various times, Bloomberg has denied that the party — which has been credibly accused of anti-Semitism, cultishness, and machine politics — was a close ally. That used basically to be true. But it’ll be hard for him to deny it now.

Bloomberg and his advisors must assume — as do many New York politicians — that it’s all too complicated for voters to understand. We’ll see. Mike and Lenora