Former New York mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg parachuted into California, entirely missing the landing zone. In other news, Google’s hiring of an anti-union consulting firm reveals the internal contradiction in Silicon Valley businesses, and what to make of religious imagery deployed on behalf of illegal immigrants. Intro music by Metalachi.
- U.S. makes tariff-cut offer to China as tariff deadline nears
- Foreign purchases of American homes plunge 36% as Chinese buyers flee the market
- Mike Bloomberg, trying to win converts in California, gets an event with Jerry Brown
- Bloomberg zeroes in on California housing