Nagin, You Are An Idiot

Sep 14, 2006 by

I hope my favorite librarian is aware of this. Wonka the Invisible, master of the 100 day lack of plan, strikes again.

Shortsighted Mayor Gives New Orleans PL Board Chair the Boot – September 11, 2006 – Library Journal
As the New Orleans Public Library (NOPL) has struggled to rebuild in the post-Katrina landscape, one constant has been board chair Tania Tetlow, a law professor at Tulane University who has led the effort to restore buildings like the Alvar Street Branch (coordinated by LJ) and the Children’s Resource Center. But Mayor Ray Nagin chose not to reappoint Tetlow, leading two of her colleagues to protest and offer to let her serve the remainder of their terms. “It doesn’t make sense to throw away this asset,” Bill Settoon, the board’s vice chair, told the Sept. 2 Times-Picayune.


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