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Bloomberg Bids Farewell as NYC Mayor

Michael Bloomberg made his final public appearance as mayor of New York City on Tuesday, at an interfaith breakfast at the New York Public Library just hours before his time in office expires.

“As you may know, I’ve been mayor now for 11 years, 364 days and about nine hours–but who’s counting?” Bloomberg said, according to the Wall Street Journal. Bloomberg thanked his staff and city employees, and said it was a privilege serving the people of New York City.

Several religious leaders paid tribute to the mayor during the breakfast. “Honorable mayor, I have two words for you and I’m now free to say it: You rock,” said Bishop Nancy Rosario of the Church of God’s Children in the Bronx.

Source: Time. Read full article. (link)

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  • trig||

    I'd like to assume whoever is replacing him will be an improvement but I'm usually wrong about such things.

  • Wordistheword||

    "You rock,” said Bishop Nancy Rosario of the Church of God’s Children in the Bronx."

    Good grief. It really is becoming Idiocracy.

  • ||

    It's a good thing he is to brittle to run for the Oval Office.

  • BigT||

    I'd love to see a Hilly-Bloomy-Biden-Liawatha debate. Can you imagine the pandering. They'd all get spinal injuries from the spinning and twisting. And we'd be treated to some ultra-derp.

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