NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 08: Democratic nominee for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (L) appears on stage with current New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at "CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges," an event sponsored by The Atlantic, The Aspen Institute, and Bloomberg Philanthropies on October 8, 2013 in New York City. The event, which took place on October 6-8, brought together 300 global city leaders, city planners, scholars, architects, artists and others for a symposium on urban ideas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Bill de Blasio and Mayor Bloomberg don’t see eye-to-eye on many things — stop and frisk, taxing the wealthy, turning the city into a bleak dystopia (according to Joe Lhota) — but they do agree on forcing New Yorkers to be healthy. De Blasio announced today that, as mayor, he would keep fighting in court to reverse a ruling striking down the city’s ban on large sodas. De Blasio also supports Bloomberg’s smoking and trans-fat bans, and his calorie-count law. So get used to being nannied/having your lifeprolonged.