Mardi Gras in New Orleans should be unifying, not divisive. This year, the “Lost Causers” and the “Chadders” tried their best to ruin the fun.
Posts by: Peter Athas
In 2017, former Congressman William Jennings “Dollar Bill” Jefferson is a living, breathing cautionary tale.
I’ve spent most of the fall saying that the 2017 mayoral campaign is a snooze fest. What a difference a week makes. Team Charbonnet has given the proceedings a jolt equivalent to a double espresso without any froth, foam, or icky sweeteners. Who needs sugar when you’ve drawn blood? I should apologize for the mixed metaphor, but I like it, so I won’t.
Peter Athas is uninspired by the first-string candidates in New Orleans’ mayoral race.
New Orleans politics is always interesting and entertaining, even when it’s appalling.