In Louisiana, Tide May Be Turning on Corruption

by Benjamin Domenech on 12:50 am March 30, 2009

The days when corrupt politics was just part of the accepted local scene may be coming to an end in Bobby Jindal’s Louisiana. “Since Hurricane Katrina, people aren’t willing to tolerate public corruption anymore, officials say. ‘It’s no longer a spectator sport,’ one says.” New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin could be the last holdout.

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