Bloomberg to Dems: Suck It Up on Tax Deal

Also, he's not running in 2012. Just so you know.
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 12, 2010 1:05 PM CST
This Nov. 5, 2010 file photo shows New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at a news conference. Bloomberg said Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, there is "no way, no how" that he will run for president.   (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

(Newser) Joe Biden isn't the only one fed up with Democrats howling about President Obama's tax cut deal with the GOP—Michael Bloomberg today chimed right in, telling Obama he should tell his party faithful to "Suck it up." “This is the best I can do," said Bloomberg, according to Politico. "Suck it up, and let’s get on together. We have a lot of other things we can do together. This is not the only tough vote."

Bloomberg also put to rest any rumors of 2012 presidential aspirations: "No way, no how," Hizzoner told Meet the Press. “I’ve got a great job. I am going to speak out on those things that affect New York City. That’s my job.”

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