branding the city

Is this how we are viewed by outsiders? http://www.sfgate.com/comics/fiore/

10 Comments so far

  1. Hallie (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 2:16 pm

    As an outsider, I have to say, yeah. We hear a lot more about violence and corruption than about anything positive that must be happening. But, I think there is also a distinct realization that New Orleans and New Orleanians haven’t been given a fair shake before, during or since Katrina, and we on the outside feel really bad about that.


  2. Jack Ware (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 2:17 pm

    I’m certain it is. And why wouldn’t we be viewed that way?


  3. Anonymous (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 2:19 pm

    Truth hurts don’t it?


  4. Chris (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 4:00 pm

    This cartoon is bullshit! Everyone knows flies can’t talk, even New Orleans flies.


  5. DanF (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 4:05 pm

    I laughed like a fool when I saw it. Yeah it’s how we’re viewed. Pretty close to the truth in some respects


  6. Kelly (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 4:25 pm

    I think the Zydeco music in the background is an especially nice touch. Does this mean we all have street cred just for living here? I mean, we should.


  7. Kapaali (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 6:59 pm

    Shit, man, this is how we are viewed by insiders, too. I made jokes along those same lines after Nagin’s “two edged sword” comment.


  8. Carmen (unregistered) on August 24th, 2007 @ 7:11 pm

    The point is, that’s how our mayor views us. If we were trash, we’d have more money spent on us via Msr. Torres; to Ray, we’re just product for his next campaign.


  9. jack Ware (unregistered) on August 25th, 2007 @ 10:57 am

    As much as I agree with the cartoon and appreciate it, there are other more prosaic views out there and I appreciae them as well.


  10. Eric (unregistered) on August 26th, 2007 @ 7:17 pm

    That cartoon summed up Ray Nagin. He would have a hard time running a snow ball stand. Running for office and then doing something are tow very different things.



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