an independent presidential run with New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg. Personally, I think it is very unlikely they`d do as well as Perot did —even with similar spending(which moneybags Bloomberg could easily manage).
Just so VDARE.COM readers understand what Hagel is about, look at a story
about some of his recently proposed legislation:
Joining several proposals already on the Congressional table is one from Sens. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) that, like some others, includes a provision to allow more of the controversial visas.Their bill also would remove the annual cap of 20,000 for holders of advanced degrees and allow exemptions for H-1B applicants with â€?medical specialty certification based on post-doctoral training and experience in the United States.â€?
What it would mean is that the major party candidates would be competing for a voter base that was even more prone to immigration restriction than usual—because with their stands, Bloomberg and Hagel won`t attract any
of the folks concerned about immigration restriction—except the most ill-informed and superficial(Hagel does have good hair which in the era of TV is worth some votes).
I expect this is a bluff to get support for McCain or Giuliani—who in reality are more inclined to compromise on social issues like immigration or abortion rights than the religious right would like.