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New York vs. London, in Debate Form

Two great global cities went head-to-head in a battle of words over which one is the best.
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In a fun bit of bragging rights writ large, London and New York City took part in a good-humored debate last week about their respective merits. Mayor of London Boris Johnson and New York City Deputy Mayors Howard Wolfson and Robert K. Steel met in London’s City Hall in a debate hosted by LandAid. In the "Battle of the Giants," as the event was dubbed, each city came armed with a long list of facts.

A brief look at how the arguments broke down: