Mayor Bloomberg Doles Out Questionable Advice to Cornell Graduates

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 12: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers his annual State of the City address at Morris High School Campus on January 12, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Education reform was a significant part of Bloomberg's address. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Photo: Mario Tama/2012 Getty Images

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?