The Official High Fructose Corn Syrup of New York City

Maybe the politically androgynous Michael Bloomberg is a Republican after all! The New York Times poll today finds half of NY Republicans approve of the job he’s doing, but only a third of NY Democrats do. And his Department of Education policies, the centerpiece of his administration is much more popular with people who don’t have kids in the schools than those who do. Wayne Barrett on our show today wondered who Bloomberg is really ending social promotion for!

Unresolved question from today’s show: Is the Snapple they sell in public schools sweetened with corn syrup? Email us if you know.