Bloomberg to throw his money belt into the ring?
NEW YORK CITY, June 21 - A new landmark was reached for New York auction houses today as Sotheby's reported a record bid of $500 million for the Oval Office. According to anonymous sources, the winning White House bid was placed by New York political office collector Michael Bloomberg, who also held the previous record of $155 million paid for the New York mayoral office. "I could never capture the Oval Office the old-fashioned way," Bloomberg told CNN's Wolf Blitzer, "so why not buy it?
Indeed. All the grassroots money can buy!