San Francisco (CNN Business)Lloyd Blankfein may not be the most active Twitter user, but when he tweets, he sends a message.
His first tweet in June 2017 criticized President Trump’s decision to back out of the Paris climate pact. His second tweet was a strong call for American leadership. “On the bright side, if DeB gets elected prez, we New Yorkers will lose his undivided attention a year ahead of schedule,” said Blankfein in the tweet.The former Goldman Sachs CEO has tweeted 52 more times since then — each a cheeky commentary on current events. On Thursday, Blankfein tweeted a jab at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has decided to enter the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Blankfein’s tweet was a response to a New York Post cover criticizing de Blasio’s run.Read More
On the bright side, if DeB gets elected prez, we New Yorkers will lose his undivided attention a year ahead of schedule. https://t.co/JfnEtxBm5r
— Lloyd Blankfein (@lloydblankfein) May 16, 2019 De Blasio, a two-term mayor and a former campaign manager for Hillary Clinton’s first Senate campaign, has faced criticism from the media and New Yorkers. In a Quinnipiac Poll, 76% of New Yorkers didn’t think he should run for president. The tweet received nearly 500 likes in its first hour.