Michael Bloomberg can afford to spend $80 million making decrees and dictating that the minions known as the little people should march lockstep to the polling stations and vote Democrat.
And founded a media outlet Bloomberg LP.
This is what is a Pretence of Democracy: someone controls pursestrings, and has influence that is stronger and more powerful than the average person to the point of pushing those same people to vote in a way that suits his own purposes...and then claim it is democracy in action.
But because journalism is dead, the old ways of presenting lopsided and distorted information no longer works, media titans are forced to go to more brazen means.
Equally disgusting, and proof that modern politics is nothing more than playing Three Card Monte at the ballot box instead of a street corner...