Bloomberg Doesn’t Really Feel Like Debating, Campaigning

Michael Bloomberg has not committed to participating in a debate organized by the Working Families Party, El Diario/La Prensa and

Michael Bloomberg has not committed to participating in a debate organized by the Working Families Party, El Diario/La Prensa and the Amsterdam News and today, when asked about it by a reporter, he declined to commit to participating in any debates at all.

“I’m going to focus on running this city. That’s my job,” and “the campaign office will be happy to answer questions about how we do it.”

Bloomberg campaign spokeswoman Jill Hazelbaker has said repeatedly that the campaign would address the issue of debates “in the fall.”
Bloomberg skipped a debate at the Apollo in Harlem in 2005, and so far this year, he has declined to take questions at most of his campaign events. Bloomberg Doesn’t Really Feel Like Debating, Campaigning