After his latest Failed attempt to ban sugary drinks Mayor Bloomberg has decided to change gears. This time he is looking to financially devastate smalls businesses by requiring them to hide their cigarettes. Hide their cigarettes ? What the hell is with that? Well, he believes that since it is a bad influence on children, ALL Cigarettes should be hidden out of sight so that children will not be influenced.
The 'ol boy is an absolute idiot. He has no foresight what so ever. As with the drink ban that was overturned last week. Surely a man with so much
money might have the slightest inkling that making that kind of change in a business will cost money.
AND, what about the advertisers? Well, they will just have to suck it up and drive on. Have you ever been inside an establishment that sells
cigarettes and there is NO advertising. I doubt it. It's how they push new products.
It appears as though he trying to create policy to his liking with out even considering the consequences.
The mayor may have a HUGE wallet, and may be a nice guy. BUT, he is EXTREMELY Lax on Brains.
He should stop trying to create new policy and start doing the things that a mayor does like improving the local economy, concentrate funds on police,
fire, and rescue services, as well hold town hall meetings to find out what the people believe needs attention.
On a small personal note, .. I believe that this new policy will be shot down in flames just like the soda ban.
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