Friday, April 24, 2009
Readers of Slay's Blog Favor City/County Merger...Not That They're a Scientfic Sampling
By Chad Garrison
on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 7:22 AM
yesterday asking readers to vote on several of the issues he mentioned during his Inaugural Address
So far it seems readers of Slay's blog agree with most of the mayor's suggestions in his address -- including the ideas of merging the city into the county
and giving the city control of the police department
I know. I know. Hardly surprising given that readers of Slay's blog are probably for the most part his supporters. But there were two surprising results to the poll -- at least to me.
The first is that most respondents as of this writing believe banning smoking in the city should be a relatively simple task
. The second was that when asked how they'd like the city's website to look, readers cast aside Google, Facebook and Twitter to vote that the site should mimic stltoday.com
Really? Stltoday.com? I suppose those same readers enjoy scavenger hunts.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay posted an