Curious Georges

Is it a slow newsday, or is John Georges a much more interesting candidate than Louisiana voters have ever given him credit for? Georges filed a campaign report today that he loaned himself gobs of money ($10.1 million)  to run for an "unspecified statewide office." Despite the fact that the NOLA businessman hasn't cracked the 15 percent of the vote mark in previous gubernatorial and mayoral races, the move is making national political news. It's almost like there's no one else who's willing to put a D by their name and run for governor this fall. Oh, wait…

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