While Perricone sought to distance himself from the most racially insensitive remarks — “Didn’t Katrina demonstrate what 30 years of black rule can do to a city?” — the OPR found he had, in fact, authored those as well, posted under the moniker “campstblue.”A lot of people speak about the commenting scandal with regret. But this little window into the psyche and motivations of the people who re-made New Orleans after the storm is invaluable.
Monday, March 30, 2015
What was the post-Katrina "reform" period all about?
Sal Perricone is only speaking for the US Attorney's office here. But it pretty much captures the spirit of the whole thing.