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Mon Aug 27, 2012, 02:23 PM

What if images of the Republican celebration air alongside shots of a hurricane striking New Orleans

Katrina’s specter: While Tampa has avoided a direct hit, Isaac risks presenting an even bigger problem for the convention planners here -- becoming a hurricane and slamming into Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday. And politically, it has raised the specter of Hurricane Katrina. The New York Times: “Republicans were wary of the optics of television coverage split between the revelry and partisanship surrounding Mr. Romney’s nomination and the threat of the storm making landfall in Louisiana or Mississippi seven years to the week after Hurricane Katrina left an American city in ruins.” The paper adds, “It is the second consecutive time Republicans have had their conventions disrupted by the August storms.”

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/27/13504586-first-thoughts-two-storms-in-two-weeks?lite/

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liberal N proud Aug 2012 OP
ananda Aug 2012 #1
spanone Aug 2012 #2
Flashmann Aug 2012 #3
HopeHoops Aug 2012 #4

Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Mon Aug 27, 2012, 02:27 PM

1. This is all just too weird.

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Mon Aug 27, 2012, 02:29 PM

2. well, it would be just like having george w. bu$h* in the convention hall...what they don't want...

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Mon Aug 27, 2012, 02:39 PM

3. second consecutive time Republicans have had their conventions disrupted

These folks who,as we all know,are on 1st name basis with God,can't find a speck of irony in the weather disruption??..They immediately make the connection,when some other,ANY OTHER group has tornaos,floods,wildfires,that it is some message from above....Why isn't this?

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Mon Aug 27, 2012, 02:50 PM

4. Throw in some shot of a Sarah Palin look-alike stripper and you've got a win!

 

On Edit: Shit, I wouldn't even want to see the REAL Sarah Palin naked! Ew.

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