Apparently playing the race card pays off. That, or incompetence has become the new competence. Regardless, criminally inept New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin seems headed for a second term in office.
Hard to figure the logic in that decision, save for a reliance on the law of averages. As in: he fucked up so bad the first time around, odds are he's due to get something right over the next four years. That sound you hear is potential investors packing up their surveying equipment.
I don't want to be too judgmental, however, considering I hail from the city that elected should-be felon Bill Campbell twice.