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??? 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: