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John Romano: Florida — a state with a Walmart sensibility



Tampa Bay Times' columnist John Romano looks at the striking similarities between the country's third-largest state and its biggest retailer:

Turns out, the similarities have been staring us in the face for years.

Price cuts = tax cuts.

Uninsured employees = uninsured residents.

No-frills merchandise = no-frills infrastructure.

Low wages = well, low wages.

Cheerful store greeter = Gov. Rick Scott.

It's obvious, isn't it? Florida is the Walmart of states.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:17am]


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