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Jeremy Irons rips Michael Bloomberg, Nanny State

Jeremy Irons rips Michael Bloomberg, Nanny State

Granted, the actor did get into some trouble recently when he wondered aloud¬†if gay marriage would ‚??debase‚?Ě marital law, allowing men to marry their sons to avoid estate taxes.

And less recently he said,¬†“If a man puts his hand on a woman’s bottom, any woman worth her salt can deal with it. It’s communication.” (Perhaps that’s how it works for Jeremy Irons. I remain skeptical.)

He goes full libertarian in this HuffPo Live interview; his position on paternalistic do-gooders is right on.

Watch below:

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David Harsanyi is the former editor of Human Events. He is a syndicated columnists and his work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, National Review, Reason, New York Post, and numerous other publications and is the author of ‚??Obama‚??s Four Horsemen: The Disasters Unleashed by Obama‚??s Reelection‚?Ě (Regnery, 2013) and ‚??Nanny State: How Food Fascists, Teetotaling Do-Gooders, Priggish Moralists, and other Boneheaded Bureaucrats are Turning America into a Nation of Children‚?Ě (Doubleday/Broadway, 2007).