" BOSTON (CBS) – Tropical Storm Isaac is already having a major affect on the Republican National Convention in Tampa, which was supposed to get underway Monday.
The head of the RNC gaveled open the convention Monday afternoon and immediately called a recess, with the rest of the day’s activities canceled.
Former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Healey and other members of the Massachusetts delegation are already in Tampa. Mitt Romney is still in New Hampshire and says he’s praying for the people of New Orleans.
Even though the convention city ‘s weather is now dry and calm, Republicans are grappling with the continuing threat of storm-related fallout.
No one wants to repeat the political nightmare of Hurricane Katrina, where then President Bush looked aloof and out of touch as the New Orleans drowned "
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