From the River Centre in St. Paul, Minnesota, opening day is a shadow of what the Republicans planned for their National Convention. The McCain campaign is waiting to see what Hurricane Gustav does to the Gulf Coast and if preparations were adequate. We get an update on Gustav and on anti-war protesters, who claimed they would draw a crowd of 50,000. Have they met their own expectations?
The GOP and Hurricane Gustav
From this Episode:
Hurricane Gustav Hits the Gulf Coast
Hurricane Gustav came ashore some hours ago, almost three years to the day after Katrina. Mark Schleifstein, who helped the Times Picayune win a Pulitzer Prize for Katrina...
A Subdued Republican Convention Kicks Off
Opening day is a shadow of what the Republicans planned for their National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. George Bush and Dick Cheney won't be coming as scheduled....