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Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-08-26 17:04||
#2 Jindal is on record that he'll stay back in La to tend to the state/New Orleans and blow off any scheduled speaking gig at the convention. That speaks more about him than a convention speech
Posted by Frank G 2012-08-26 17:17||
#3 Hey, what could go wrong?
Posted by Ray Nagin 2012-08-26 18:44||
#4 With a Democratic media carrying water for the PResident any problems will strictly be local ones. The Mayor should understand that and be a bit more prepared.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-08-26 20:18||
#5 Re: Jindal, if the damage isn't too great (i.e if he could spare the time) he could be videoed in to the convention.
Posted by lotp 2012-08-26 20:40||
#6 Misery's comin to town...
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-08-26 21:00||
#7 From the Weather Nerd...
In a bizarrely low-key press conference that seemed more focused on calming residents' "anxiety" and vaguely telling them to "be prepared" (and then making of a series of mundane announcements about municipal matters like trash collection and parking restrictions) than on advising them to take specific, concrete steps commensurate to the risk of a possibly major hurricane potentially making a direct hit on America's most hurricane-vulnerable city starting in about 48 hours, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu did his best Ray Nagin impression Sunday, announcing a no-evacuation, "shelter in place" plan that suggests a stunning level of confidence that a worst-case scenario won't happen, at a time when it remains, meteorologically speaking, very much in play.
The possibility that residents would be "sheltering in place" in a "place" the could, in the worst-case scenario, be swallowed up by the Gulf of Mexico, was not mentioned.
Posted by tu3031 2012-08-26 21:51||