“The city fathers,” Carville said at the time, “should take down the statue of Robert E. Lee at Lee Circle in New Orleans and put up a statue of Paul Tagliabue.”
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
On Mardi Gras Day, Praise for Mr. Paul Tagliabue
Happy Mardi Gras!
I have been remiss in doing a post on this topic, and then the New York Times did it for me.
Instead of remembering some of the unfortunate dealings of a certain team owner in the fall of 2005, I want to focus on how Paul Tagliabue ensured that our city would retain a source of of civic pride and racial unity.
I'm all for James Carville's idea: