The Fall of Ray Nagin

Gambit | February 4, 2013
For all his talk of "changing the paradigm" at New Orleans City Hall, former Mayor Ray Nagin's arc from telegenic reformer to accused crook followed an all-too-familiar plot line: He started out full of ideals and good intentions, and then, step by step, one small seduction and compromise at a time, proceeded down his personal road to perdition.


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