On another issue, Landrieu laughed off a question about her role on Saturday at an LSU tailgate site where she briefly held a beer spigot for a thirsty beer lover.Most people know that LSU football tailgates are a marquee stop along the Louisiana campaign trail. During major elections, you can eat pretty well just mooching off of the spreads set up by the several campaigns. A keg stand assist in this environment is basically the equivalent of a baby kiss elsewhere.
“They need to get a sense of a humor, and they need to get a life,” she said of GOP critics.
“It’s just the way we roll. The gentleman that did that is 28 years old and he has also graduated. He has a master’s in business. So I think he can make a decision for himself what he’d like to do.
“I thought I did pretty well by not doing it myself and just helping him,” Landrieu said with a laugh.
Of minor note in this story is that Mary tactfully declined to endorse Edwin Edwards in the District 6 congressional race. But that isn't really news. The two of them have never really gotten along.