The Independent Women's Forum Center for Progress & Innovation director Julie Gunlock also weighed in on the resurfaced clip.

"Bloomberg is an enormous clown who doesn't know about farming and doesn't deign to speak to farmers," she posted. "If he did, he'd know farming is intensely high tech today."

Newsweek has contacted the Bloomberg campaign for comment on the resurfaced clip, and will update this article with any response.

The former mayor's controversial remarks at the Saïd Business School re-emerged less than a week after a clip of Bloomberg defending stop-and-frisk and putting "all the cops" in minority neighborhoods at a 2015 talk resurfaced.


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