At a press conference in the Bronx to announce the opening of a new Home Depot store, Michael Bloomberg was presented with the company’s
trademark orange apron, but declined to put on a pair of safety goggles, saying, “The last guy to put on a pair was Dukakis.” (Close enough?)
Bloomberg was offered the goggles by a Home Depot manager as the mayor and other officials used a small electric saw to cut a piece
of wood (the Home Depot version of a ribbon-cutting ceremony).
Later, the mayor was presented with a orange apron bearing his name.
The mayor happily put it on then walked over the his podium and fielded off-topic questions from reporters.