Mike Bloomberg's Most Audacious Mayoral Moments

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In the November Atlantic, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg tells editor in chief James Bennet about the time a man yelled at him on the subway to "fix the Knicks!" "I can do a lot of things," the mayor remarked, "but that ain't one of them, let me tell you." He may not have reinvented basketball, but Bloomberg hasn't hesitated to make bold changes over the past decade. As he wraps up his third term, here's a look at some of Bloomberg's most memorable decisions.

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Jennie Rothenberg Gritz, an Atlantic senior editor, began her association with the magazine in 2002, shortly after graduating from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She joined the staff full time in January 2006. Before coming to The Atlantic, Jennie was senior editor at Moment, a national magazine founded by Elie Wiesel.

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