As of late Thursday night, nearly three-quarters of New Orleans had no power.
Given that Louisiana is still in the middle of its recovery effort from Hurricane Isaac and that Mitt Romney has no role to play whatsoever in that effort, this seems like an odd and self-centered distraction:
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will head to Louisiana to tour damage from Hurricane Isaac.
Here's the standard. If Romney would have been flying to check out the Hurricane damage, even if he weren't running for president, then more power to him. But there's no way he'd be flying to Louisiana to inspect the damage were he ...
President Barack Obama will visit Louisiana Monday – three days after his GOP rival Mitt Romney heads to the storm-torn state -- to survey damage caused by Hurricane Isaac