Four years ago, it was Gustav. Last year, it was Irene. This year, it’s Hurricane Isaac, which the Weather Channel reports is heading for the Caribbean and then the U.S.—just in time for the Republican National Convention that starts Monday in Tampa Bay, Fla.
The tropical storm is cause for concern, but not enough for James Davis, the Republican National Convention’s director of communications, to say if the RNC would shut down the four-day event. In a brief phone conversation today, Davis stayed on message.