State Rep. Paul Hollis' anticipated announcement that he will enter this fall's U.S. Senate race in Louisiana certainly introduces a new wrinkle for the chattering class to contemplate.
But before we decide whether Hollis can or won't make a difference in one of the most closely watched Senate races in the country, there are some rumblings in the Big Easy to keep an eye on and we ain't talkin' about Carnival. Nope. We're talking about New Orleans politics at its best. Or worst, depending on your take of what's good or bad.