Michael Avenatti Announces His Political Platform, Met With Fear and Mockery


In his latest hint at a potential presidential run, Michael Avenatti tweeted out a list of his stances on a variety of social and economic issues Tuesday in a document titled “What I Believe.”

While he said it isn’t a comprehensive summary of his platforms, he stressed that it was drawn up without the advice of a political consultant on “what to say or what to believe.”

The list embraces a fairly liberal platform, calling for the protection of abortion rights, equal pay, and gun control, while decrying the idea of a border wall and the act of family separations.

Albeit Avenatti seemed to take his policy position list seriously, not many others did based on a sampling of Twitter reactions:

However, that’s not that last the internet will see of Avenatti’s personal causes. He says more details on the issue list are forthcoming as he mulls over launching a campaign.

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