by Kevin Allman
The reliably good Campbell Robertson has a front-pager in today's New York Times: "In New Orleans, a Struggle to Reverse the City’s Soaring Rate of Homicides." It was a far more hopeful (almost aspirational) title than the headline on the jump: "New Orleans Adds Rising Rate of Homicides to Its List of Crippling Problems" — above a Danny Monteverde cellphone pic of cops and police tape in front of the hot-cha Chris Owens Club:
Anyway, you can read the story, but I was equally intrigued by the comments below it. Let's look at a few.
And good luck on outlawing football in New Orleans, sir.
Below the cut, a few more (and also the phrase "cholesterolic food and boob-showing"):