- POLITICO ON JINDAL'S COMMITTEE
MAY 19 Here's the Politico post on Bobby Jindal's announcement that he's formed an exploratory committee to help him "decide" if he's going to run for president. The good news for Bobby is, they waited seven grafs before getting into the reality of Jindal's lack of traction anywhere, any time, with anyone. But listen, who's on this committee? The Easter Bunny? Can he read a poll? Because somebody needs to.
- DEMS NOT IMPRESSED
MAY 19 The Business Insider (and let's be frank: didn't we all?) got a big kick out of the National Democratic Party's reaction to Bobby Jindal's big announcement Monday. Sometimes you just have to poke fun at the absurdity going on around you.
- BR BLOGGER ON UPCOMING FOOD NETWORK STAR
MAY 19 Jay Ducote, who writes the Booze and Bites blog that appears in DIG Baton Rouge, is a contestant on the Next Food Network Star show, this post on the network's blog tells us. Hey, let's hope the FN does a little better job of vetting their candidates this time - the last winner of this show never made it to air because of his online history. (Hello? Google.) But we digress -- good luck Jay!
- OH -- YAY.
MAY 19 WVUE gives us the great news: that the gangs involved in the Waco boobie-bar shootout this weekend are also active in Louisiana. This is not news to some; the Bandidos have been active in Louisiana for a long time. But certainly it bears mentioning, and thank goodness at least WVUE did that.
- SAY WHAT?
MAY 19 Can you imagine an environmental quality urging approval of a plan to build a school on top of of a waste dump?? Only in Louisiana, right? This guest post on Louisiana Voice tells the story.
- CB: FISCAL OFFICE BEING NEUTERED
MAY 19 Blogger CB Forgotston is giving us a history lesson - and a political science lesson well. The Legislature's fiscal office isn't operating as it should, he says. (Well, duh - did a $1.6 billion deficit slip past 'em?)