"In any other city, this guy would probably get convicted. But people there will be like, 'Free vacation, so what?' They don't call it the Big Easy for nothing." — Former Assistant U.S. Attorney and Fox News analyst Fred Tecce, predicting acquittal for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, whose federal trial on charges of public corruption finally got underway last week. Jury selection began Jan. 27 and the prosecution and defense both made their opening statements Jan. 30.