Listen to what else he's said:
"I have my own army in the NYPD, which is the seventh biggest army in the world. I have my own State Department, much to Foggy Bottom’s annoyance. We have the United Nations in New York, and so we have an entree into the diplomatic world that Washington does not have,” Mayor Bloomberg said."
Mayor Bloomberg explained that, unlike Washington politicians, mayors are people of action.
Geesh! This coming-out-of-the-closet totalitarian is scarey. Cosmos must love him.
And the left criticized Bush for being Hitler.