After Hurricane Katrina, Ray Nagin's Plan For A New…uh, Orleans.


March 26, 2006

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has once again vowed to rebuild his city, which was nearly destroyed in the flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina. Critics have argued that The Big Easy should not be brought back to it’s former glory, given the Army Corps of Engineers level of construction expertise, saying that the design of the new levy system pretty much guarantees that the next big storm will wash it away to say…Cancun, Mexico. Mayor Nagin has responded to these worries with a novel plan that will both restore the city as well as completely protect it from future hurricane driven disasters.

Speaking at a press conference in the French Quarter, the mayor vowed, “To keep New Orleans a chocolate city, filled with all the unique culture and musical history that has made us the envy of the country