Michael Douglas says some of Kirk Douglas's 'last words' were backing Bloomberg

  
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Michael Douglas says some of Kirk Douglas's 'last words' were backing Bloomberg
“Mike [Bloomberg] can get it done,” Douglas quoted his father as saying

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Michael Douglas says some of Kirk Douglas's 'last words' were backing Bloomberg


Some of   Kirk Douglas ’s last words were a message of support for   Michael Bloomberg ’s presidential campaign, according to the late actor’s son   Michael Douglas .

The “Spartacus” star and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient   died last week at 103 .

At the opening of Bloomberg’s campaign office for his White House bid in Madison, Wis., over the weekend, a day after the elder Douglas’s funeral, Michael Douglas shared some of his father’s “last words” while he was in the hospital.

“Mike [Bloomberg] can get it done,” Douglas quoted his father as saying of the former New York mayor, local alt-weekly Isthmus reported  Sunday.

Douglas told attendees at the campaign office launch that Bloomberg has “a proven record.”

“He has done more as a private citizen and as a mayor than most any congressman or senator [or] elected official. This is a great, great guy,” the “Wall Street” actor continued.

“This is a rare, rare moment. I haven’t felt like this since   John Kennedy  Douglas, 75, said.

Michael Douglas   announced he was backing   Bloomberg’s presidential run last month, lauding him as “one of the greatest candidates in the history of our elections.”


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JohnRussell
1  seeder  JohnRussell    2 weeks ago

I think when it's all said and done, most of the Hollywood liberals will be with Bloomberg. 

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
1.1  Vic Eldred  replied to  JohnRussell @1    2 weeks ago

Well if Kirk Douglas said vote Bloomberg, I'll run right out and do just that/Sar

 
 
 
Tacos!
1.1.1  Tacos!  replied to  Vic Eldred @1.1    2 weeks ago

Famous people are smarter than you. That's why they're famous.

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
1.1.2  Vic Eldred  replied to  Tacos! @1.1.1    2 weeks ago

Ahhhh, yes!

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WallyW
1.2  WallyW  replied to  JohnRussell @1    2 weeks ago

When all is said and done, the Sun is likely to rise tomorrow

 
 
 
Transyferous Rex
2  Transyferous Rex    2 weeks ago

Just like Marcus telling Commodus that he'd succeed the throne.

 
 
 
JohnRussell
2.1  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  Transyferous Rex @2    2 weeks ago

lol. You have a good imagination. 

 
 
 
Transyferous Rex
2.1.1  Transyferous Rex  replied to  JohnRussell @2.1    2 weeks ago

It's the proverbial tree falling in the woods. Only, now we have someone who claims to have been there to have heard it. 

Maybe you'd have preferred Nick Fury's moving speech to the would be Avengers, about Couslon's dying dream of the earth's greatest heroes joining forces. 

 
 
 
MUVA
3  MUVA    2 weeks ago

I would like to ask so what why does it make a difference who he supported?

 
 
 
JohnRussell
3.1  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  MUVA @3    2 weeks ago

nothing makes a difference about anything

 
 
 
MUVA
3.1.1  MUVA  replied to  JohnRussell @3.1    one week ago

That is what I thought I wonder who Charles Nelson Reilly would have supported ?

 
 
 
Sparty On
3.1.2  Sparty On  replied to  MUVA @3.1.1    one week ago

Buttigieg ..... no doubt about it .....

 
 
 
Tacos!
4  Tacos!    2 weeks ago

Why is this newsworthy? It's in The Hill no less! What for?

 
 
 
Goodtime Charlie
5  Goodtime Charlie    2 weeks ago

I seriously doubt some of Kirk's last words were “Mike [Bloomberg] can get it done” Michael is just saying that because he's a Bloomberg fan. Mike thinks by saying his dad backed Bloomberg it will get others to back him that otherwise wouldn't.

If Kirk did say "Mike can get it done" he was probably talking to other family members meaning his son Mike could be trusted to make the funeral arrangments in accordance with his wishes.

 
 
 
Tacos!
5.1  Tacos!  replied to  Goodtime Charlie @5    2 weeks ago

I guess it depends on what one means by "last words." When you're 103, anything you said in the last year could qualify as "last words."

 
 
 
Just Jim NC TttH
5.2  Just Jim NC TttH  replied to  Goodtime Charlie @5    2 weeks ago

Given his age, he may have meant Dukakis..............or not.

 
 
 
squiggy
6  squiggy    2 weeks ago

Yea, I'm gonna waste my last liter of air on politics.

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JohnRussell
6.1  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  squiggy @6    2 weeks ago

His face looks like he got too close to the fire. 

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
6.1.1  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  JohnRussell @6.1    2 weeks ago

I guess they don't pull his hair back when he gets his weekly spray tan.

 
 
 
Dean Moriarty
7  Dean Moriarty    2 weeks ago

I hear the coroner was thinking about listing the cause of death as TDS. 

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
7.1  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  Dean Moriarty @7    2 weeks ago

You do realize that not wanting Trump for president for a second term does not mean you have TDS.

 
 
 
BeastOfTheEast
7.1.1  BeastOfTheEast  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @7.1    2 weeks ago

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JohnRussell
7.1.2  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  BeastOfTheEast @7.1.1    2 weeks ago

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MUVA
7.1.3  MUVA  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @7.1    one week ago

No it does admitting a problem is the first step in getting help.

 
 
 
squiggy
7.2  squiggy  replied to  Dean Moriarty @7    2 weeks ago

Help is available.84832352_2855686384491001_52744807115065

 
 
 
JohnRussell
7.2.1  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  squiggy @7.2    2 weeks ago

800

 
 
 
squiggy
7.2.2  squiggy  replied to  JohnRussell @7.2.1    2 weeks ago

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JohnRussell
8  seeder  JohnRussell    2 weeks ago

It's funny to watch all the trolling of this article. 

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
8.1  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  JohnRussell @8    2 weeks ago
It's funny to watch all the trolling of this article. 

Funny or sad?

 
 
 
lady in black
8.1.1  lady in black  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @8.1    2 weeks ago

Both

 
 
 
JohnRussell
8.1.2  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @8.1    2 weeks ago

Funny like watching a "train wreck". 

 
 
 
JohnRussell
9  seeder  JohnRussell    2 weeks ago

Tom Hanks, as he walked off the stage at the Oscars last night -

"I am Spartacus". 

 
 
 
squiggy
9.1  squiggy  replied to  JohnRussell @9    2 weeks ago

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JohnRussell
9.1.1  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  squiggy @9.1    2 weeks ago

what does that stupidity mean? 

Oh yeah, Booker dropped out. 

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Dean Moriarty
9.2  Dean Moriarty  replied to  JohnRussell @9    2 weeks ago

He's having a hard time shaking off that Forrest Gump image.

 
 
 
Tacos!
10  Tacos!    2 weeks ago
“Mike can get it done,”

His bed pan needed changing and the nurse was getting ready to do it, but Kirk put his son to work instead. This had nothing to do with the election.

 
 
 
Just Jim NC TttH
10.1  Just Jim NC TttH  replied to  Tacos! @10    2 weeks ago

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Paula Bartholomew
10.2  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  Tacos! @10    2 weeks ago

Wow.  Seriously dude?

 
 
 
Tacos!
10.2.1  Tacos!  replied to  Paula Bartholomew @10.2    2 weeks ago
Seriously dude?

No, not seriously. It's an obvious joke.

 
 
 
squiggy
10.2.2  squiggy  replied to  Tacos! @10.2.1    2 weeks ago

Nothing's oisubvo here.

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
10.2.3  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  squiggy @10.2.2    2 weeks ago

oisubvo

Is that a covfefe word?

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
10.2.4  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  Paula Bartholomew @10.2.3    one week ago

Obviously.

 
 
 
It Is ME
11  It Is ME    one week ago

"Michael Douglas says some of Kirk Douglas's 'last words' were backing Bloomberg"

I believe that ! jrSmiley_88_smiley_image.gif

Apparently....so do Liberal Types" ! jrSmiley_18_smiley_image.gif

Has anyone in the "Media" Interviewed Kirk about this ? jrSmiley_87_smiley_image.gifjrSmiley_19_smiley_image.gif

 
 
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