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January 16, 2006

MLK Special: We Shall Overcome

Mayor Ray Nagin told a crowd gathered at City Hall on Monday for a march honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that New Orleans will be "chocolate" again.

"It's the way God wants it to be."

Swi-i-i-ng loooow.....

UPDATE: Max provides a link to Nagin's speech.

Its pretty awful. First his batshit imaginary "conversation with Dr. King," then "This city will be chocolate at the end of the day."

Certainly, that is what Dr. King would have wanted. How did that speech go again? "I have a dream...that one day some grandstanding bigot will define a city by the color of its inhabitants."

Yeah, that's right. Just nod and go along with it.

UPDATE II: Superb spoof found by Cliff S.

“We’re talking caramel levees to withstand a category five. You know, the kind they put around apples and sell on the street at Mardi Gras. That shit’ll break your teeth. It sure as hell can take a storm surge.What part of pure imagination don’t you understand?”


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