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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A newly uncovered video shows Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg in 2019 describing transgender people as "he, she, or it" and "some guy in a dress" who enters girls locker rooms " invoking a conservative clich as he argued that transgender rights are toxic for presidential candidates trying to reach Middle America. And yet, Bloomberg's campaign published a new video on Tuesday that pledged the former New York City mayor believed in "inclusivity" for "LGBTQ+ youth," featuring fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi declaring, "Mike is so incredibly sensitive to this issue." Bloomberg's sensitivity was far less apparent at a forum hosted by the Bermuda Business Development Agency on March 21, 2019, in Manhattan, where Bloomberg derided Democratic candidates for talking about transgender protections.

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"If your conversation during a presidential election is about some guy wearing a dress and whether he, she, or it can go to the locker room with their daughter, that's not a winning formula for most people," he said.

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Let the death by a thousand cuts commence!!!

-Sanders/Biden/Buttigeig etc.

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2020-02-19 11:24 AM | Reply

Where is BruceBanner?

#2 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2020-02-19 11:30 AM | Reply

The struggles of getting a haircut as a non-binary person.
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If getting a haircut is the biggest problem ... God bless Trump!

#3 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2020-02-19 11:31 AM | Reply

#2 On the Nooner supporting Bloomberg. The candidate that supports throwing black and brown youth against the wall, called farming so easy even an idiot can do it and now calling transgender people he, she, or it and some guy in a dress.

#4 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2020-02-19 11:34 AM | Reply

Someone needs to ask Bloomberg himself these questions:

The spokesperson did not directly respond to BuzzFeed News' questions about whether Bloomberg thinks a transgender woman is "a guy wearing a dress" or an "it," if transgender rights are a liability for Democratic presidential candidates, or how his campaign video on LGBTQ+ rights squares with his comments less than a year ago.

#5 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-19 11:34 AM | Reply

"The struggles of getting a haircut as a non-binary person.
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If getting a haircut is the biggest problem ... God bless Trump!
POSTED BY ANDREAMACKRIS "

No words. But it does remind me I need to go get one and Wednesday is $5 off. Glad I don't have the struggles this poor lad does when he gets a haircut.

#6 | Posted by goatman at 2020-02-19 11:38 AM | Reply

"The candidate that supports throwing black and brown youth against the wall, called farming so easy even an idiot can do it"

I was taken aback by those comments when I thought that was what he had said. In context, he hadn't. Bloomberg has said enough questionable things that folks don't need bring their own credibility into question by making stuff up/taking stuff out of context.

#7 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-19 11:38 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Bloomberg has said enough questionable things that folks don't need bring their own credibility into question by making stuff up/taking stuff out of context.

POSTED BY GAL_TUESDAY AT 2020-02-19 11:38 AM"

I have said that very same thing, almost verbatim, about Trump. Yet people like to make up stuff about the candidates than address the real issues. I wonder why?

#8 | Posted by goatman at 2020-02-19 11:40 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

#8 NW, & welcome back Goatman

#9 | Posted by Avigdore at 2020-02-19 04:25 PM | Reply

I thought "it" was acceptable?

#10 | Posted by kwrx25 at 2020-02-20 09:50 AM | Reply

I thought "it" was acceptable?

#10 | POSTED BY KWRX25

It's not. The singular pronoun "they" is acceptable though.

#11 | Posted by JeffJ at 2020-02-20 10:43 AM | Reply

Using "they" to refer to a single person doesn't seem right. 'It' seems to fit better. We can't know what fantasy is going on in someone's mind but we can know we are referring to a single person.

#12 | Posted by visitor_ at 2020-02-21 08:13 AM | Reply

It's not. The singular pronoun "they" is acceptable though.

#11 | POSTED BY JEFFJ AT 2020-02-20 10:43 AM | FLAG:

What if they want to be called It? That has to be a pronoun list somewhere.

#13 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2020-02-21 08:49 AM | Reply

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