New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, speaks while New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley looks on at a news conference in New York, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. New York

 

              New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, speaks while New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley looks on at a news conference in New York, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. New York
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, speaks while New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley looks on at a news conference in New York, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. New York City cracked down on supersized sodas and other sugary drinks Thursday in what is celebrated as a groundbreaking attempt to curb obesity and condemned as a breathtaking intrusion into people's lives by a mayor bent on creating a “nanny state.” (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)