The carrot-and-stick game played by Kevin Sheekey and Michael Bloomberg when it comes to the mayor’s presidential ambitions continues in the Daily News today. Lloyd Grove notes that Bloomberg has publicly dismissed any Presidential dreams, but then asks Sheekey why such Internet domain names as and have been registered to anonymous owners for the next two years.

“What an interesting question,” Sheekey tells Gove. “For the record, he’s always been a very smart early investor.”

How seriously should we be taking this ongoing comedy routine?

– Jason Horowitz