Picture of the Day: Mayor Bloomberg in a Spider-Man Suit

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At the annual Inner Circle roast by journalists -- the same event where then-Mayor Rudy Giuliani dressed as Marilyn Monroe in 1997 -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg riffed on the Broadway play, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," by dressing up as the superhero. Lest there were any lingering doubts about his political ambitions, I think this officially counts as him foreclosing a future bid for the presidency.

Image credit: New York City Mayor's Office

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Garance Franke-Ruta is a former senior editor covering national politics at The Atlantic.

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