Michael Bloomberg just announced that he’s planning on running for president as an independent. This raises an interesting question. Why? Well, here’s the 7 reasons billionaires might want to rule our country.
They Can Afford to Run
This might be the most obvious reason. It costs a lot of money to run for president. In fact, on average, it can cost millions of dollars to even start up a campaign, much less travel around the country and create television advertisements. For an average person, running for president is a ludicrous idea. But for a billionaire, a couple hundred million dollars is mere peanuts.