Michael Bloomberg defended his new policy that will limit pain killers in city run emergency rooms.

“Oh then maybe there won’t be enough painkillers for the poor who use the emergency rooms as their primary care doctor,’” the mayor said on his weekly radio show with John Gambling.

“Number one, there’s no evidence of that.

How could there be? The policy is brand new.

Number two, supposing it is really true so you didn’t get enough painkillers and you did have to suffer a little bit. The other side of the coin is people are dying and there’s nothing perfect… There’s nothing that you can possibly do where somebody isn’t going to suffer and it’s always the same group [claiming], ‘Everybody is heartless.’ Come on, this is a very big problem.”

By that reasoning, his gun control measures are foolish because they attempt to make perfect (no gun deaths) by imposing laws. And those very laws may actually cause more innocent people to die at the hands of criminals.

That’s not just heartless, it is stupid.