Monday, December 03, 2007

Orlando equal to Moscow? Not quite yet

Orlando has long aspired to be a world-class city.

Just a few weeks ago, Mayor Buddy Dyer described the opening of Orlando's new IKEA store as something that will "cement our position as a retail destination equal to Stockholm, Moscow and Beijing."

But Orlando falls short of Moscow in at least one way -- making provisions for homeless people to vote. In Moscow, a polling station, which covers the Kremlin and Red Square, was the designated station for homeless people wishing to vote.

Read the Moscow Times article here.


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