In this edition of Le Show, Harry Shearer brings New of the Olympic Movement, News of the Inspector's General, SOS of the Week, News of Secrets, Apologies of the Week, News of the Warm, Karzia Talk and more.
Originally published on Fri April 11, 2014 6:47 pm
As of this writing, Rep. Vance McAllister is still a Republican congressman representing his northeastern Louisiana district.
And that's part of the problem, according to the Louisiana Republican Party establishment. Gov. Bobby Jindal and state party chairman Roger Villere both recommended publicly and strongly that McAllister immediately resign in the wake of widely seen security video showing the married congressman canoodling a married now-ex-staffer.
In this edition of Le Show, Harry Shearear brings News from Outside the Bubble, News of Secrets, What the Frack?, News of the Warm, Mr. Middle Class, News of the Olympic Movement, Apologies of the Week, and more.
Embattled GOP Rep. Vance McAllister has made at least one smart move: He concluded that finding out who may have leaked a security video that captures him in a torrid embrace and lip lock with a woman (not his wife) won't actually erase said video.
One day after the freshman congressman — who ran last year as Christian conservative — indicated he planned to ask GOP House Speaker John Boehner to request an FBI investigation into the leak, he reversed course.
This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings a phone call between the Georges Bush, News from Outside the Bubble, What the Frack?, News of the Atom, News of the Godly, the Apologies of the week, Reads the Trades for You, and more.
WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio and public television station WYES are collaborating on coverage of reforms to the Orleans Parish criminal justice system.
WYES Special Projects Producer Marcia Kavanaugh has completed the hour-long special "Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Criminal Justice". In this first story for WWNO based on her reporting, Kavanaugh includes the voices of lawmakers, judges and watchdogs.