Mayor Bloomberg Is Very Wealthy, Part XXXVII

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Photo: Everett Bogue; Photos: Getty Images, iStockphoto

Just a day after Al Gore bathed Mayor Bloomberg in a sea of praise for his environmental record, Hizzoner admitted that flying in a helicopter to New Jersey for Thursday's U2 concert was a waste of energy, but added that "it would also be more efficient to swim across the Hudson River." It would be easy to scold Bloomberg for not acknowledging that he could also take the train like everyone else, but let's be real — if we had more money than the GDP of some small island nations, we'd do what we could to avoid this, too. [1010Wins]