There aren’t many secrets in the NOLA legal community and the rumored breakup of a “storied law firm” is one of those poorly kept secrets. I’m not gonna name any names just yet as I need to contact one of the partners involved but this rumor has made it onto my radar screen two different ways. Stay tuned.
Like everyone else I’ve been watching the race unfold over the past couple of weeks. Slabbed’s very best sources on all things Biloxi are unanimous in their prognostications that Fo Fo Gilich will be Biloxi’s next Mayor, an assertion that I think is born out by the negative direct mailings that were sent out late last week by Team Swetman, who now also has Governor Phil Bryant’s official backing. Campaigns go negative when they are behind as a general rule.
The two campaigns could not be more different. Gilich’s campaign is at the grassroots level while Swetman is depending on high profile endorsements from the DMR booze cruise political class from on high. The contrast is stark.
My best advice to everyone in Biloxi is to go vote for the candidate of your choice.
Let’s start off with St Bernard Parish Prez David Peralta and his affinity for the Hollywood Casino here in Bay St Louis:
Moving right along there was a terrible tragedy in Hattiesburg this past weekend with the shooting deaths of two police officers during the course of a traffic stop and this brings us to the dumber: