August 28, 2008
With more than two years of meticulous planning under their belts, organizers of the Republican National Convention are warily watching Tropical Storm Gustav to see if it turns into a hurricane and slams into the Gulf Coast.
As the storm gained momentum Thursday off the coast of Jamaica, it was headed on a trajectory toward New Orleans, which was hit three years ago today by Hurricane Katrina. If it strikes the Gulf Coast on Monday, that would coincide with the first day of the GOP convention at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
that happen, I'd imagine the tiresome but inevitable "John McCain
doesn't care about black people" line would be trotted out
lickety-split. I hope Ray Nagin has those school buses gassed up and
ready to go this time.
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