(CNN) - New Orleans, Louisiana, Mayor Ray Nagin, who traveled to China on an economic development trip, has been quarantined after possible exposure to the H1N1 virus, his office confirmed Sunday.
Nagin flew on a plane that also carried a passenger who is being treated for symptoms suspected to be from the virus, commonly known as swine flu, the mayor's office said in a statement.
Nagin, his wife and a member of his security detail have been quarantined in Shanghai, though all three remain symptom free, the statement said.
"The mayor is being treated with utmost courtesy by Chinese officials," the statement said.
Can the keep him for the rest of his term? Guess it is just wishful thinking.
no chocolate cities in China!
Bwahahaha. At the end of the day, it will be a chocolate China. What a moron
I'm all for China keeping Mayor Ray Nagin for as long as they want to keep him. 10-15 years would be nice!
Try all that race baiting racial profing garbage in China. They'll give you a 3rd class ticket and drop you in sub saharan Africa haha God bless the Chinese. One culture that is not affected by the PC culture.
On the taxpayer dime, no doubt. I see no reason why the mayer of NOLA would need to go to China for the citizens of NOLA.
I thought Nagin was the mayor of New Orleans! Is his City in such great shape now he can now jet off to China? How about some economic development @ HOME in Louisiana? He's ducking his responsibilities at home.
And who PAID for that trip?
To "MakesUwonder" – whether you agree with Mayor Nagin on issues or disagree, whether you like him or don't, your comment is hateful and reflects upon your own character – or lack thereof.
Keep him there. He likes being where citizens don't have any rights.
I began to scratch the gravel, on my all fours I did travel,
I rambled down the road the best I could.
When I awoke next morning, just as the day was dawning,
I was in a hog pen away out in the woods.
Then the hogs began to grumble, I started and I stumbled,
I fell right in their midst and there I lay.
Then one by one they started, 'till all the herd departed,
Yes, every hog got up and walked away.
"You can tell a man felonious by his company harmonious,"
And the pigs got up and slowly walked away.
I second that. Wish they would keep him there. He's just a disgusting boil on the city of New Orleans.
Chocolate City, China. Sounds good.
With Ray in China, who's going to run the corrupt city of New Orleans?
Maybe they will keep him?
You are right he surely isn't worth much, what a loser Nagin is.
This is hilarious! I love it.
the whole city needs that
Thank you so much...I was about to write something, then I said to myself..."if it isn't nice don't write it"....hahahahaha!
You've done it for me. Thank you....
I just don't like this guy...since Katrina!!! So he can remain in quarantine indefinetly!!!
How can New Orleans afford to send him and his wife to China?
To makesUwonder: stay in your cave !
Now why couldn't cheney and rush be over there and stay there we would be happy if they were on that flight
He should stay there in case they have a hurricane in China. He could shower them with his expertise.
Can they keep him?
New Orleans regains the title of murder capital of the country at 57-64 murders per 100,000 and he leaves the country. Way to go Ray!
This is interesting. Why did he go there? He wants to make more money.