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Michael Bloomberg faces criticism for using prison labor

Michael Bloomberg faces criticism for using prison labor

Democratic presidential contender, Michael Bloomberg, is facing criticism after his presidential campaign got caught using female inmates in an Oklahoma prison to make calls to promote his campaign. Bloomberg said that his campaign was unaware that a contractor gave out some of its phone bank work to a firm that uses prison labor. The campaign has now cut ties with the company.

Life of Ri
Life of Ri 7 months

The Democratic Party of 2020 ladies and gentlemen...

IvoryDove 7 months

I received a Christmas card that had a note on it. "Help me! We are being held in a New York prison and forced to write cards for the master."

david dindu
david dindu 7 months

"hello sir. please vote for massa bloomberg"

Skeptic 7 months

Of course they were unaware. We all ignore the widespread use of prison labor.

Emperor Tito
Emperor Tito 7 months

Don’t democrats call this slavery?

Sir_Kutz 7 months

But aren’t the Dems the ones that always say that the GOP wants to keep private prison labor alive and well, just like they said the GOP wants illegal immigration for cheap labor?

Seekster 7 months

Bloomberg's campaign needs to end asap so those dumb YouTube ads of his will go away.

michael zubas
michael zubas 7 months

that's fucked up.

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 7 months

Of course they make less than minimum wage. They also get three hots and a cot on the tax payer dime.

FirstCensorshipThenJail 7 months

Pedocrats, Hollyweird and prison labour.

Edward Williams
Edward Williams 7 months

"Unknowingly" BULLSHIT

Jerry Totten
Jerry Totten 7 months

so you are saying that wealthy Democrats used slave labor? You don't say.

Darth Vader
Darth Vader 7 months

A Democrat doing shady things, well I am shocked

Mitchell 7 months

Holy crap! It's so easy to not be evil, how do these people fail so horribly at it?

christine hancock
christine hancock 7 months

If prison inmates actually want to work for a call center for whatever pitance is offered, I don't have a problem with it. The problem is that prisoners, by law, may not vote. It's therefore utterly innapropriate to have prison inmates working for a political campaign. However, it is consistant with the view of the current Democrat party to have prison inmates work for them for next to nothing. They want to provide a basic, and equal living to everyone. You work for the government or at least the government takes most of you earnings, then the government pays for your home, health care, and food, and you get or are left with a handful of cash each month to buy optional privilages if you prove you are a good, obedient, correct thinking inmate - I mean constituent.

BoboRama 7 months

Hey, it's cheap labor /s

front sight aim
front sight aim 7 months

Bloomberg is another caviar-left candidate, so I find it funny that super wealthy people call themselves leftists, and the other sheeple that follow them accept it. But that's just the average leftist's hypocrisy in plain sight. Now, regarding the piece: prisoners working? GOOD. They are in the correction system, if they find a way to redirect their time for a trade, they are preparing themselves to come back to the world and actually getting their shit together. Yes, even if they are working for a PoS.

Moogle Joestar
Moogle Joestar 7 months

Wow that was fast Bloomberg.

Marcus Rogers
Marcus Rogers 7 months

Ahh the old Democrats using slave labour, welcome to the left ladys and Gentlemen, jump the boarder, tick the box, then get the fuck in line and do as we tell you.

..... 7 months

Not surprising considering he calls China "a burgeoning democracy."

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