November 9, 2019|2: 24 am
Michael Bloomberg’spotential presidential runis getting panned on social media– where 62 percent of the conversation about his 2020 aspirations is negative, according to the digital analytics firm Zignal Labs. ******
In fact the most popular tweet to news that the 77 – year-old former New York City mayor may join the crowded Democratic primary field came from his would-be rival Elizabeth Warren.
“Welcome to the race, @MikeBloomberg!”Warren tweeted Thursday.
“If you’re looking for policy plans that will make a huge difference for working people and which are very popular, start here,” she wrote with a link to her “Calculator for The Billionaires ”where the uber wealthy can determine how much they’d pay under her“ Ultra-Millionaire Tax. ”
With a net worth of $ 50 billion, Bloomberg would pay $ 3 billion under Warren’s plan.
Online Bloomberg is most closely linked to gun control and restrictions against the coal industry, according to Zignal Labs.
“Reddit is also driving a sizable portion of the online conversation around Bloomberg’s announcement,” said a spokeswoman for Zignal.