Mayor Bloomberg Doles Out Questionable Advice to Cornell Graduates

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After congratulating them on their soon-to-be alma mater's slightly less soon-to-be Roosevelt Island outpost (and its temporary, rent-free home at Google headquarters), Cornell convocation speaker Mike Bloomberg encouraged the Class of 2012 to also make the move to New York, employment opportunities be damned: "So if you haven’t found a job yet: You’re better off coming to the city than sitting on your parents couch." Does that mean they can stay on one of his?