Mar 022019
 

Krewe D’Etat’s Dictator waves to his subjects during Friday’s parade on St. Charles Avenue. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

On Friday, Krewe D’Etat rolled with the theme “Paging Dr. Etat,” taking their usual satirical stabs at national and local cultural and political topics. These included the expansion of Louis Armstrong Airport and the growing field of Democratic candidates for president in the 2020 election.

The ImpoPence float mocks Vice President Mike Pence. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The “Malpractice” float takes a jab at the ills of health care funding in Louisiana. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

To the crowd’s delight, the Dictator’s Robbin’ Refs mocks NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the missed call. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The “Prostate Exam” float rolls down St. Charles Avenue on Friday. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Dancers with Catholic High School in Baton Rouge lead the band in Krewe d’Etat. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The skull and bones pass out a newsletter at the beginning of the parade. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

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