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Mindful of the pitfalls of hosting cocktail parties while Gulf Coast residents are being evacuated, John McCain’s campaign suggested Thursday that Republicans could postpone their upcoming national convention in St. Paul if Tropical Storm Gustav makes landfall over the weekend.
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
Actually I think it would be a brilliant move to delay the party in this case. In fact, I'm not so sure it wouldn't ultimately end up pulling alot more voters onto McCain's side. Imagine the reaction if John McCain & the GOP, instead of partying it up, canceled their celebration and traveled down to the disaster area and filled sandbags, helped distribute aid and relief packages, and just generally spent the time helping where needed. You'd get some who would call the move disingenuous, and it very well might be disingenuous, but it is kinda the response we've been calling for our representatives to show for quite some time now.