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Quote Of The Day - Shooting Star Edition

"I was in the wrong place at the wrong time, a lot of times. But that's all behind me now. I feel like the Lord, all the problems I was going through, he just turned it around for me."
Hurrican Katrina "hero" Jabar Gibson, who was widely praised for commandeering an empty school bus and driving a load of passengers to safety in Houston, speaking to a reporter last month. Gibson, who already has a movie deal for his Katrina story, was arrested Friday in New Orleans on charges of intent to distribute heroin and reckless driving. Looks like he was back to being in the wrong place at the wrong time...

Comments (3)

I bet the mayor and the pol... (Below threshold)

I bet the mayor and the police department are beside themselves with joy over this. They got to arrest the person who arguably best symbolized their pre and post Katrina failure.

What they don't realize is that his current problem only makes them look worse.

You know, I beat on people ... (Below threshold)
Paul:

You know, I beat on people who live 1000 miles away and spout off about New Orleans only to get it 100% wrong....

But Stephen Macklin just nailed it.

So, let me get this straigh... (Below threshold)
Scott:

So, let me get this straight.. a drug dealer did better than the local officals at getting people out of town?




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