Who would have guessed that the first elected non-caucasian governor of Louisiana would be a Republican, let alone an under-40 Republican who borrowed his name from a Brady Bunch character after his immigrant parents dubbed him Piyush? And that's just the beginning. Given the troubled Bayou State's long history of rogues and demagogues, the most unusual thing about Gov. Jindal may be his record of by-the-book ethics and Rhodes Scholar brains.
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