As a state legislator in Louisiana, Mitch Landrieu got a chance to observe telegenic Klansman David Duke up close. Now he’s watching Trump work the same act.
Mitch Landrieu is the mayor of New Orleans. He was elected in 2010 and is now completing his second four-year term. A Democrat, Landrieu served as lieutenant governor of Louisiana from 2004 to 2010. He is also president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. His father, Moon Landrieu, was mayor of New Orleans from 1970 to 1978 and a leading civil rights pioneer.
The mayor of New Orleans killed it at the Gridiron Club. Read his speech here.