BUSTED! City of New Orleans, NOLA.com DRAG the WaPost over fear mongering and inaccurate article on #Barry

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The City of New Orleans and local news website NOLA.com are calling out the Washington Post for a fear mongering and inaccurate article on Tropical Storm/Hurricane Barry as it heads toward Lousiana:

And here’s NOLA.com adding a photo of people partying on Bourbon Street for good measure:

And it’s not just the headline that’s garbage. There are inaccuracies in the body of the article as well:

You know, we hear so much about the importance of local news and then the Washington Post goes ahead and prints this. Have they never been to New Orleans or covered a storm there?

“Literally nobody” is fleeing the city:

Here are some of the panicked residents:

It’s like the zombie apocalypse!

Go home you’re drunk:

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