Bloomberg's campaign is attracting media scrutiny

"I think it's the job of the independent press to make sure that Bloomberg's record and messages are being scrutinized... especially when you have someone basically paying their way into the conversation," Irin Carmon says. Joan Walsh says "he's hiding behind his ads, he's the phantom of the primary," so she hopes he qualifies for the next Democratic debate.
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