Storm may alter scenario for Romney’s gala
Aides consider possibility of joy, disaster juxtaposed
As Isaac barrels toward the Gulf Coast, Mitt Romney’s advisers are quickly having to rewrite the script for the convention that they have carefully choreographed. Beforehand, nearly every image had been planned, with the hopes that voters would see a more expansive view of the nominee. But now, they may be confronted with a party in Tampa, with delegates wearing funny hats, while residents along the Gulf Coast deal with a natural disaster. Romney advisers were contemplating a variety of scenarios – including the possibility of canceling the convention.