At least virtually. The scale has now tilted Trek-ward. Because, looky: they also have a model (edited: actually a few models) that have the same riding style as the Electra, but with a lightweight frame.
Trek Pure Lowstep - David's World Cycle - Orlando Tampa Florida
I'm still not sure that appeals to me, but my knees might thank me later. Anyway, I think I know where I will be shopping first. If they piss me off, I'll move on to more distant/inconvenient bike shops.