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Why I love Louisiana

Indeed, the scandal-free streak has gone unbroken for more than three decades, said Norma Jane Sabiston, a political adviser to Mitch Landrieu and the former chief of staff for Mary Landrieu's Senate office, who spoke on behalf of both politicians.

Ms. Sabiston probably said this with a completely straight face. As a general rule, I disapprove of the sort of corruption that infests American politics, but Louisiana politics is so over the top that, why, yes, of course you'll boast about not having any scandals within your family for 30 years.

(via Your Right Hand Thief)