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November 3, 2012

Nanny Bloomberg

rivaled his own personal best for worst mayoral performance since that snowstorm a couple of years back.

This is a man who spends his days micro-managing the amount of soda New Yorkers are allowed to have in their beverage containers rather than, say, the amount of ocean New Yorkers are allowed to have in their subway system — just as, in the previous crisis, the municipal titan who can regulate the salt out of your cheeseburger proved utterly incapable of regulating any salt onto Sixth Avenue. Imagine if this preening buffoon had expended as much executive energy on flood protection for the electrical grid and transit system as he does on approved quantities of carbonated beverages. But that’s leadership 21-century-style: When the going gets tough, the tough ban transfats. -- A Tale of Two Crises - Mark Steyn - National Review Online

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 3, 2012 8:14 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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