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Viral Video: Bloomberg Unplugged: “President? Pope? Naked Cowboy?”

This weekend, outgoing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his first-ever appearance on “Saturday Night Live.”

Appearing on “Weekend Update” to discuss his future plans, and referring to two of his most controversial initiatives in office, Bloomberg said that said he would be “fulfilling a lifelong dream of enjoying a small soda on a non-smoking beach.”

After that? Joked Bloomberg: “President? Pope? Naked cowboy?”

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald