Razing the Project to Save It

(Photo by Infrogmation, used under a GNU Free Documentation License) With the advent of a new administration in Washington providing the long-beleaguered citizens of New Orleans, LA a new sense of hope (no doubt increased upon hearing that the President has promised to visit the region) it’s easy for us to...

Dear Politico

Is it really a ‘slam’ if the new administration (new administration!) has simply offered an honest account of how the previous administration (previous administration!) conducted itself during Katrina? Ok, given your status as “ground zero for inside-the-beltway conventional wisdom,”...

Rove’s Republicanization of NO Worked

Karl Rove’s plan as New Orleans Reconstruction Czar to decimate the Democratic hold  on the city and turn it into a white Republican playground has already borne fruit. The election of Republican Bobby Jindal as Louisiana’s new governor was, according to The Economist, a direct result of...