Politics

Caring About New Orleans Again

$2 Billion dollars in fraud and growing. Meanwhile, John Edwards should be dropping by any minute now….

It was only a year and a half ago, and Katrina seems like a vague dystopian dream. Unfortunately, things are still pretty glum - houses are stripped, people still haven’t received their government aid money. You can’t even walk down Bourbon Street drinking a giant daiquiri without feeling a little bit sad. Here’s an update of the newsworthy blips that have surfaced recently.

Editorial note: Whoa! You’ve found a super-old post here on BuzzFeed, from an earlier era of the site. It doesn’t really represent where we are anymore, and may in fact be totally broken, but we’re leaving it up as a part of our early history.

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