"We are just making healthy choices easier," said New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley Wednesday about the city's new ban on large soft drinks.
But Comedian Nicky Margolis thinks the "Greatest City on Earth" (and the people in it) is being treated a little too delicately: So carefully as to almost be a child, unable to protect itself from the world. Read an excerpt below or listen above:
OK Mayor Bloomberg, we're almost set to leave. Thank you again for agreeing to babysit our dear little New York City. Before we leave for the night, we have just a few more instructions for taking care of our precious little city.
Now you already know about his special dietary needs: no surgary drinks over 16 ounces and no trans fat — none! We would also like to add to the list no gluten, no peanuts, no dairy, no niacin just to be safe. And no eating anything that describes itself as marshmallow-y.