Friday, November 04, 2005

Royals visit New Orleans, meet real royalty, Mardi Gras-style.

Standing atop a patched 20-foot levee, they shook their heads in disbelief at the destruction: splintered homes, chunks of concrete, overturned cars. The couple also met residents and rescue workers.

Tommy and Gloria Jones, who lost their house in the disaster, presented Charles and Camilla with a gift of a Mardi Gras doll and a picture frame
Not much national news beyond this story today. The royals seem to have had more sympathy for New Orleanians than did Bush or FEMA Brown.

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