Rudyard Kipling wrote The Man Who Would be King, Soldiers Three, Captains Courageous and many other classics which explored the height, length, width and depth of the nature of man. Still, it’s doubtful Kipling ever met the likes of the slick, audacious, scoundrel of New Orleans, Mayor Ray Nagin.

Faulkner, however, may have.

ALLAHPUNDIT has more on the behavior of other New Orleans officials.