So how is it possible that virtually no one at Mardi Gras was stupid enough to get busted for DUI?
In response to our request, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department coughed up the number of people charged with Mardi Gras-related DUI arrests on Saturday. And the total -- wait for it! -- was ...
There are two possibilities for what's going on here.
Either the vast majority of Mardi Gras revelers -- 99.9999 percent, by our estimate -- are the sort of law-abiding citizens who'd never dream of getting behind the wheel after having a few,
St. Louis just doesn't take DUIs very seriously.