Bloomberg Defends Soda Ban, Doughnut Day

We know how Jon Stewart feels about Bloomberg's proposed soda ban (not a fan), and we don't think Stewart's alone. Bloomberg knows he's gonna have to sell this idea, so this morning he hit Today to talk about it with Matt Lauer. He makes all the points he's made before, but Lauer's gotcha moment comes when the host points out that Bloomberg is also pro–Doughnut Day. See how the Mayor responds in the clip, straight ahead.

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