It’s that inner totalitarian instinct that Bloomberg just cannot bring himself to resist – but hey – it’s for your own good!
New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to
be obscene Nanny Staterscombat rising obesity.
The proposed ban would affect virtually the entire menu of popular sugary drinks found in delis, fast-food franchises and even sports arenas, from energy drinks to pre-sweetened iced teas. The sale of any cup or bottle of sweetened drink larger than 16 fluid ounces — about the size of a medium coffee, and smaller than a common soda bottle — would be prohibited under the first-in-the-nation plan, which could take effect as soon as next March
Nanny Bloomberg and his apparatchiks know best. First they came for the smokers…then they came for the soft drink consumers…