Hurricane Isaac is set to hit the Gulf late tonight, early Wednesday morning. With that we have the GOP at a category five stage of hot air, trying to blame President Obama for everything.
First off we have the Republican leader and king of all conspiracy theories, Rush Limbaugh, suggesting that Obama had the Weather Service manipulate models to force the RNC to cancel the first night of their convention:
It’s the government. It’s Obama.
And I’m noticing that that track stayed zeroed in on Tampa day after day after day. And the Republicans react to it accordingly over the weekend, canceling the first day of the convention. What could be better for the Democrats than the Republicans to cancel a day of this? [...]
Okay, 6:45 p.m. Saturday night the Republicans announce that they’re canceling Monday. At 6:45 p.m. Saturday night, everybody is still under the impression that Isaac is making a beeline for very close to Tampa. It was an hour and 15 minutes later that the eight p.m. model runs showed New Orleans. I’m alleging no conspiracy. I’m just telling you, folks, when you put this all together in this timeline, I’m telling you, it’s unbelievable.
You can hear it for yourself, thanks to Think Progress:
And then we have the right going after the President for campaigning while Isaac comes. Here is what Drudge is pushing: