The Brennan’s Beatdown – Initial Reactions

WWL radio has also reported the story, with a 5:30 p.m. timestamp. But the WWL piece doesn’t have anything more on it than the paper or TV stations have.

And one of our favorite sayings is that if you want to lose faith in the people of Louisiana, the quickest way to do it is to read the comments under articles on the Picayune’s website. Well, consider some of these choice selections which represent a majority of what’s under the original piece:

Posted by PartyTillDaMoneyRunsOut
April 12, 2010, 4:55PM
I guess when Palin told folks to reload some did and unloaded on Bobby Gumball’s bunch.

Can’t blame them for with holding the story up until the national media left from covering the convention and the first installment of Treme aired.

Posted by 5player5
April 12, 2010, 4:01PM
I bet that they were drunk and got out of line and got that azzz tapped. I think this is a case of good old NOPD and LA GOVERMENT COVER UP. It took too long to come out.

Posted by WeNowKnow
April 12, 2010, 4:11PM
It’s just now coming out because she picked the fight and got her arse kicked.

Posted by ghostofsixward
April 12, 2010, 8:36PM
Plain and simple…her and her boyfriend started the fight,,,got a beatdown and jindal needed 3 days to put a spin on the story….

Blogger Jeff Blanco at Inside Louisiana News caught some video of Friday’s protest in front of the Hilton Riverside – before it turned ugly outside Brennan’s – just to give you a taste of what it looked like early on: