RNC 2012 - The Road to Jeb Bush 2016 - Hurricane Isaac

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Republicans brace for media devastation as Hurricane Isaac approaches New Orleans during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL. (2:56)

IT WAS WHAT WAS IN JASON'S LAP,

I THINK.

>> TONIGHT, AS WE SPEAK, CHRIS CHRISTIE IS DELIVERING THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO THE

REPUBLICAN CONVENTION. THE THEME OF THE NIGHT, WE DID BUILD THAT, A SALUTE TO THE UNION

WORKERS WHO GUILT STATE FUNDED TAMPA BAY CONVENTION CENTER FORUM AND THE UNDOCUMENTED

WORKERS WHO -- I'M SORRY, WHAT IS THAT? OKAY.

IT SAYS PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND SELF RELIANCE.

>> Jon: I AM SURE IT WAS A GREAT STREET.

LAST NIGHT FESTIVITIES WERE CANCELED BECAUSE OF HURRICANE ISAAC.

TONIGHT THEY CELEBRATE BAR MITZVAH AND IT IS IN THE EYES OF GOD A HURRICANE.

POSITIVE EL OF THE.

>> IMAGINE THAT, A JEWISH JOKE IN TAMPA GOING DOWN WELL.

THAT IS STUNNING.

A STUNNING DEVELOPMENT.

.. OBVIOUSLY A TERRIBLE STORM HEADING TOWARDS NEW ORLEANS ON THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF

KATRINA, ALL OF US OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH THE TRUE VICTIMS OF THE STORM.

>> HE HAS A COMPETING STORY WHICH IS EXACTLY WHAT YOU DON'T WANT.

>> THERE IS A LOT OF FOCUS ON HOW THIS HAS HURT THE REPUBLICANS.

>> I THINK IT HAS HURT THE DEMOCRATS.

>> IT IS TOUGH FOR THE REPUBLICANS TO BE CELEBRATING THE NOMINEE IF THERE IS

DEVASTATION ALONG THE COASTLINE.

>> WE NEED -- THERE SHOULD BE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE COUNTRY AND FOR PEOPLE TO HEAR WHAT MITT

ROMNEY IS PROPOSING.

>> REPORTERS ARE VERY QUICK TO WANT TO DO A DOUBLE BOX WITH WHAT IS HAPPENING IN NEW

ORLEANS, ALONG WITH THE CONVENTION.

>> YOU ARE DOING IT RIGHT NOW WITH THE BOX.

>> I KNOW, I KNOW.

>> I KNOW.

>> Jon: I KNOW.

I KNOW.

I HATE MY LIFE.

YES, THAT HURRICANE MAP ON THAT SCREEN IS SO DISTRACTING.

HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR (BLEEP) SCREENS ON CNBC?

>> THERE, IT LOOKS LIKE A PYLON JACKSON OF -- YOU HAVE ALL OF A

SUDDEN IT FLIPS DOWN VERTICALLY AND BOOM, JUST WHAT THE HECK WAS THAT? I HAVE NEWS FOR YOU CNBC,

YOU ALREADY PIMPED YOUR RIDE.

PUTTING THAT IN THE HURRICANE IS NOT GOING TO (BLEEP).

>> WHO WATCHES CNBC? FLIES? WHO CAN PICK ALL THAT STUFF UP ON THE SCREEN?

>> WOULD IT BE THE WORST THING FOR THE REPUBLICANS IF THE NEWS PEOPLE ALSO KEPT WATCHERS

APPRISE APPRISED OF A HURRICANE IN NEW ORLEANS ALONG WITH THE EXCHANGE RATES IN TUNISIA.

>> THE WORST THINGS FOR A REPUBLICAN IS THE SPLIT SCREEN OF PARTISAN SPEECHES AS PEOPLE

ARE BEING EVACUATED.

>> Jon: REALLY? NOT ONLY DO I NOT THINK THAT WOULD BE WITH THE WORST THING IN THE WORLD FOR

REPUBLICANS, I DON'T THINK THAT IS THE WORST HUMAN EVACUATION BASED SPLIT SCREEN FOR REPUBLICANS.

>> THIS CONVENTION WILL COME TO ORDER.

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