Monday, March 19, 2007

Conspiracy Theorist

Now the Mayor appears to be blaming a racist conspiracy for the slow pace of New Orleans' recovery.

The slow pace of New Orleans' post-Katrina recovery is part of a plan to change the city's racial makeup, Mayor Ray Nagin told a national newspaper publishers' group last week.
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"Ladies and gentlemen, what happened in New Orleans could happen anywhere," Nagin told the association. "They are studying this model of natural disasters, dispersing the community and changing the electoral process in that community."

Read the rest here.

The Times-Pic's columnists aren't buying Nagin's latest bizarre comments. They seem to think that ineptitude on the state and local levels has much to do with the sluggish recovery. Check those columnists out here and here.

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