The Corner

Bloomberg’s Folly (Ctd)

Here’s a fine piece from the New York Times on one man’s response to Nurse Bloomberg’s economically destructive, scientifically illiterate and culturally philistine assault on smoking in bars.

It concludes as follows:

“On a recent Thursday night, I was at a nightclub near the Holland Tunnel for the opening-night party for a documentary film. A lone smoker lighted up the underground lounge with the strike of a single match. A group of strangers seated across from him broke into applause, soon followed by the flicker of lighters and the orange glow of burning cigarettes. By the end of the evening, the place was lit up like Christmas in May.”

Excellent.

The good news? Smoke-easies are springing up.

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