“It wouldn’t be appropriate to have a festive occasion while a near tragedy or a terrible challenge is presented in the form of a national disaster.”
John McWeirdsmile told a reporter today that the Republigoats might suspend their convention in Minneapolis because of Hurricane Gustav.
Bullshit. The millions of dollars to be lost in vendor contracts would render any such decision impossible.
Even if they did, what would it prove? How would it help? It would be a symbolic, cynical, political gesture aimed merely at canceling out the tarmac picture above. And that’s something I just don’t think is possible.