If he didn't get his message across during the debate, all former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg had to do was wait for the commercial break.
During Tuesday night's Democratic debate in South Carolina, 60-second ads for Bloomberg aired during the first two commercial breaks. This didn't go over well on Twitter, where people, like former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, were upset at CBS for letting Bloomberg purchase the ad time:
What kind of rule allows the candidates to advertise *during* the debate? Or did Bloomberg just buy CBS?
- tad friend (@tadfriend) February 26, 2020
CBS taking a break from the debate so it can run a Mike Bloomberg ad
- Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) February 26, 2020
- Robert Reich (@RBReich) February 26, 2020
Over the last three months, Bloomberg has spent more than $500 million of his own money on campaign advertisements.
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