It’s the Mike Bloomberg Gun-Control Comedy Hour!

This is for those of you who remember the nineties. Photo: Getty Images

The mayor, in response Governor Paterson thanking him for attending today's press conference about the MTA’s budget: "Of course, I don't have to be here. I could be at a Giants game, but I am probably safer here at the moment." Zing! [NYP]

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