New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was taken aback by President Obama's arrogance, Rupert Murdoch said in an interview with an Australian outlet.Granted it is Rupert Murdoch being quoted.
Bloomberg described his conversation with Obama as "verbal ping-pong," Murdoch told the Australian Financial Review, and said he had a "pleasant" day golfing on Martha's Vineyard with the president.
"He came back and said, 'I never met in my life such an arrogant man.'" Murdoch said.
Politico does have an update to their story:
"He remembers the conversation differently," said Wolfson, who said he'd reached the mayor in Hong Kong. "As he has said many times he believes all Americans should be rooting for the President to succeed."Just reached the Mayor in hong kong. He remembers the conversation differently. As he has said many times he believes all Americans should be rooting for the President to succeed.Wolfson did not directly deny Murdoch's claim Bloomberg had called, or considered, Obama arrogant.