Sometimes those who speak loudest do so in order to draw attention to a problem. Sometimes a person is saying the right thing, but people really don't want that person to say it. Mayor Nagin has created a track record of saying the wrong things at the wrong times in the wrong ways.
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I think he, and other members of the African-American community, are right to be concerned that the poor, black neighborhoods not be left till last. There is a tendency to make bigger and better accomodations for the wealthy and the white.
But!!!! No one really wants Nagin to open his mouth any more. Where is Jesse Jackson when you need him?