Isaac puts a damper on RNC opening

In retrospect, the decision to cancel all of Monday’s events at the 2012 Republican National Convention may have been a bit, well, conservative.

Chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus performs a symbolic gaveling in for the start of the Republican National Convention to a mostly empty room and promptly calls a recess on the first day of events because of Hurricane Isaac, Tampa, Fla., Monday, August 27, 2012.   (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus performs a symbolic gaveling in for the start of the Republican National Convention to a mostly empty room and promptly calls a recess on the first day of events because of Hurricane Isaac, Tampa, Fla., Monday, August 27, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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