It seems a lot of Louisiana voters can look past that whole prison thing when it comes to former Governor Edwin Edwards. Or is it that Louisiana voters have simply had enough of whatever it is that Bobby Jindal is attempting to do in Baton Rouge.
Those who supported Jindal thought that our state, once the butt of jokes for our politics, was about to become a well oiled model of how to take a great state and make it better. With a year and half left in his final term as governor most people in Louisiana don't feel that Bobby Jindal has lived up to the hype of his pre-election campaign promises.
It would be a story of rag to riches. It would be a story of political intrigue. It would be a story of clandestine encounters and backroom deals. It would be a story of a fall from grace. From the big house that is the Governor's mansion to the big house of the federal prison system. It is the Edwin Edwards story.
It would take a Presidential pardon but Edwin Edwards could be looking at returning to the Governor's Mansion or maybe he has his sights set a little further north with a run for the United States Senate.
It's a boy!
Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina welcomed a baby boy in the wee hours of this morning. Eli Wallace Edwards was born at 12:52am. He weighed in at 6 pounds, 3 ounces and 19 inches long.
The couple reports via Facebook that he is healthy...