This is what happens when politicians think too much about politics and publicity and not enough about the simple laws of economics. You'd expect more from a billionaire businessman like Bloomberg, but perhaps those 12 years in City Hall have made him a bit forgetful.
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But at what point do we simply forgive Mike Bloomberg's supposedly good intentions and just focus on the net results of his efforts? If you favor gun control, you might want to think about that before you cheer Mr. Bloomberg and his efforts.
He might as well be saying: "I'm a politician, and I'll be your gun salesman for today. Would you like to see today's special on the AR-15?"
This is commentary from Jake Novak, the supervising producer of "Street Signs." Follow him on Twitter @jakejakeny.