Other posts in the series “Road to 2020:”
- Joe Biden
- Bernie Sanders
- Elizabeth Warren
- Kamala Harris
- Pete Buttigieg
- Tulsi Gabbard
- Andrew Yang
- Amy Klobuchar
And posts written about Donald Trump.
Michael Bloomberg is late to the 2020 Democratic nomination – he only announced his candidacy in November 2019. He has been a remarkably flexible politician: a lifelong Democrat until 2001 he ran for mayor as a Republican and endorsed both George W. Bush and Barack Obama for president (he switched his affiliation back to Democrat in 2007).
Bloomberg has not only the Sun in Aquarius, but also the Moon, Mercury, and Venus – a large stellium of Aquarian planets that also includes Ceres. Aquarius is known for its eccentricity and unique life view as bestowed by Uranus, but it is often forgotten that Saturn is the traditional ruler of Aquarius which confers the detachment and rational mind that Aquarius is also known for. Emotions do not cloud the clarity of the Aquarian perception – personal feelings don’t get in the way.
In fact, Bloomberg’s chart has no water signs other than the Cancer ascendant (and the South Node, about which more will come later). Individuals with no water in their chart sometimes lack empathy and can find it difficult to express or identify with their feelings and emotions, but the ascendant reflects the way that we appear in the world. Yet the Moon in Aquarius rules the ascendant and therefore a critical element of the chart, showing the importance of integrating the inner world of feelings into Aquarian world of reason. It’s not […]