Mayor Bloomberg Is Sorry for Portraying Buffalo As a Deserted Hellhole


For someone who probably never actually thinks he’s wrong about anything, Mayor Bloomberg is doing a lot of apologizing these days. Last month, he was making amends for a joke about those drunk Irish and their constant drunkenness (for which some people have yet to forgive him). And last night, he made a personal call to Buffalo mayor Byron Brown after an unprovoked attack on the vitality and desirability of his city:

After Brown told reporters that he was “pissed,” Bloomberg called to apologize and even suggested that he “get up there and see for myself” the wonders of Buffalo, presumably while wearing a wig and a fake mustache.

Bloomberg to Buffalo: I’m sorry [Buffalo News]