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  • Once more into the drink, Mayor Bloomberg

    06/05/2012 8:15:13 AM PDT · by SmithL · 23 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/5/12 | Debra J. Saunders
    Explaining his call to ban the sale of supersize sodas at restaurants, theaters and arenas, New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg told NBC's Matt Lauer on Friday, "We're not banning you from getting the stuff. If you want 32 ounces, the restaurant has to serve it in two glasses. That's not exactly taking away your freedoms. It's not something that the Founding Fathers fought for." Bloomberg's proposed 16-ounce-limit on what he calls "full-sugar drinks" is narrowly targeted. It would not apply to alcoholic drinks, diet drinks, dairy or fruit juices. It would not apply to grocery stores. People who want to...