The 460 riders of the satirical Krewe D'Etat turn onto St. Charles Avenue as they roll down the traditional Uptown route with their 22-float presentation titled "The Dictator's Reading Room" on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in New Orleans during pre-Mardi Gras celebrations. (AP Photo/The Times-Picayune, Michael DeMocker)

Photo by: MICHAEL DeMOCKER

The 460 riders of the satirical Krewe D'Etat turn onto St. Charles Avenue as they roll down the traditional Uptown route with their 22-float presentation titled "The Dictator's Reading Room" on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in New Orleans during pre-Mardi Gras celebrations. (AP Photo/The Times-Picayune, Michael DeMocker)