Dallas Might as Well Be in Gabon

An odd reference to Texas in today’s New York Times article about Libreville, Gabon:

In the airport duty-free store, the wine is upward of $400. The service at the fancy French restaurants in the chic Louis district is immaculate, and at the luxury hotel on the sea the call girls dress like fashion models.

The futuristic government palaces on Omar Bongo Triumphal Boulevard, with their flying-saucer and rocket-ship outcroppings, marbled interiors and expanses of plate glass, would make the pedestrian feel humble, if there were any. It is almost as if you could be in a prosperous city in Texas.

Is the writer saying A) That we also don’t have pedestrians in Dallas,  B) That everything is big in Libreville, just like everything is big in Texas, or C) Dallas call girls dress like fashion models?

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