Mike Bloomberg

Well, for good or for bad, billionaire and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is actually registering in the mid-single digits for the Democratic primary in recent polling, so he's a force to be reckoned with whether I'm a fan of his literally buying his way onto the national stage or not.

Anyway, he rolled out his official healthcare platform the last week, and it's not bad, it just looks less impressive compared to most of the field. In all honesty, it pretty much amounts to a somewhat weaker version of Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg & Amy Klobuchar's "ACA 2.0 w/Public Option" proposals (which are already considered "weak tea" by the more progressive members of the Democratic base, although I'm actually pretty impressed by each of them myself).

Here's Bloomberg's plan verbatim from his campaign website: