Nagin, a Democrat, had been elected as a reformer when he took office in 2002. But prosecutors said graft in his administration began before Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 and flourished afterward. Bribes included money, free vacations and truckloads of free granite for his family business.
Or, at least, they are just slightly more hypocritical dragons. A smarter politics would be about something besides dragonslaying. Otherwise, this is going to keep happening.