- STEPHANIE GRACE: WE ACTUALLY HAD A DEBATE!
In case you missed yesterday's gubernatorial debate, Stephanie Grace gives us her five quick takeaways. The main point is: We actually had a debate yesterday.
- JOHN BEL EDWARDS: THE ANTI-JINDAL
The Times-Picayune features this in-depth profile of the frontrunner for Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards. Edwards, who is not related to the former governor, is campaigning as the "anti-Jindal," and thus far, it's a message that is resonating throughout the state.
- SKELETONS IN YOUR CLOSET? DON'T RUN FOR HOUSE LEADERSHIP
Walter Jones, a veteran Republican Congressman, recently advised his fellow members not to run for leadership positions if they have "skeletons in their closets." Gee, I wonder who he could be talking about.
- THE ECONOMIST: REMOVE THE CONFEDERATE MEMORIALS
The Economist, a conservative publication with an international readership of 1.5 million, recently called for the removal of the confederate and white supremacist monuments in New Orleans. These are museum pieces, the publication asserts, that need to be in places where they can be studied, not celebrated.
- SCOTT ANGELLE'S CLOSE TIES TO OIL INDUSTRY HELPS HIS CAMPAIGN
Tyler Bridges blows the lid off of the Angelle campaign, exposing his close and problematic ties with the oil and gas industry. Angelle, who previously served as the head of the Department of Natural Resources, is currently an elected member of the Public Service Commission. During the last several years, Angelle has made hundreds of thousands of dollars from Sunoco Logistics, a pipeline company with extensive business in Louisiana.