But this is the way the story was told:
At a Tuesday morning event kicking off the one-month countdown to Jazzfest, Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu cracked jokes and talked up economic development.Is that fair? Is Nagin the mayor who wasn’t there?
City Council President Oliver Thomas second-lined.
Jazzfest producer Quint Davis predicted the best fest ever.
And Mayor Ray Nagin was nowhere to be found.
Nothing unusual there.