Al Capone

Nothing personal, Orlando, but call us Seminole County Strong

Seminole County commissioners recently issued a stay of execution on a proposal to adopt the slogan "Orlando North" as part of a tourist-driven marketing campaign. Let me humbly suggest what should come next: The kill shot. Fire up Old Sparky, and burn, baby, burn. This is — how shall I put it? — a horrible idea. I, along with many of my neighbors, stand Seminole County Strong. Our commissioners should, too, and forget about some gimmicky marketing campaign in the hopes of piggybacking on tourist traffic. Although we love the occasional business from Irma and Ernie in Iowa, we could do without the Interstate-4 and I-Drive traffic jams, the cheesy T-shirts, and...