Filed by M. Trevor Higgins
New Orleans is trying to carry on with a traditional Mardi Gras celebration today, and the TV cameras and press folks were certainly out in force. Morning news programs set up for live broadcasts, and celebrities, such as Britney Spears and Harry Connick Jr., are all over the floats.
But according to news wires, many evacuees are upset that the city can hold a party best known for excessive alcohol consumption and public nudity when they cant go home. But in a city that sends off its dead with a brass band parade and party, getting over a hurricane may require ordering another round of hurricanes.
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