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Racism or Reason?

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu thinks Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman is incapable of exercising leadership skills after a video emerged showing city jail inmates drinking, getting high and handling a gun. Gusman says the mayor is using "Archie Bunker rhetoric," invoking Americans' favorite television bigot.

(Photo: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Jonathan Bachman)