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And Fox News alert as hurricane eyes it's sweeps through the Gulf Coast at this hour.
We have gotten word that it has over topped eight led the in New Orleans knocked down a lot of trees cutting power to nearly half a million homes there.
And meanwhile in Tampa which is of course the host of the RNC they are still continuing to feel some of the remnants of hurricane Isaac -- here where we are.
But in some areas along the -- so I'm very pleased to be -- by Haley Barbour former governor of Mississippi former RNC chair.
He used to be in charge of this kind of event must feel nice to not be worried about running also this time in some way it's liberal which is not viable.
Talk to me about the people at home in Mississippi how are they doing and -- they expect the worst of it.
Well -- even though this is all more urgent -- will Covert storms covers strong national.
So the storm surge in Mississippi has not been -- there's been some low level flooding they've -- somehow always floated.
The winds have not been to -- It's a big -- a bit without worry I think a lot of people worried depending on the path of -- the biggest economic damage would be the crops.
We -- -- usual being -- still feel cotton crop in the -- if you have 1240 inches -- Ryan all left.
Who do billions of dollars worth of damage but we're we've been -- for the best so far there's been patented back.
-- -- -- -- -- -- your folks at home in Mississippi will be thinking about that watching that very closely throughout the day.
You know back for a moment to the business at hand here in in Tampa I want to play a little bit of a Chris Christie last night and it's not time that -- is that.
America -- Mitt Romney Paul -- that we need them right.
We've got to tell each -- the truth right.
Listen there is doubt in future for our future in every corner of our country.
I've traveled all the country I've seen this myself these feelings are real this.
Moment is real.
It's a moment like this where some skeptics wonder if America greatness is over.
I believe in America their history and there's only one thing missing now leadership.
It takes leadership.
But you don't get from reading a poll you see Mr.
President real leaders don't follow -- real leaders change pulse.
-- one -- -- big lines.
Last night real leaders change polls coming from Chris Christie.
Some -- news on how we did -- thinking it.
I thought it was a big part of the message and Romney was super and I thought he was super because instead of -- after Goran.
-- -- destroyed to all.
Trust the American people not tell the truth and he made that might apply and that's the kind of campaign that we're gonna run.
There's going to be a campaign elevated to the problems that we face and up to the standards -- very -- -- Even mr.
-- over the years -- so many political careers when you look at Chris -- you think about the pressure that was put on him at one point in this race.
Two to be the man -- team.
-- on this nomination.
He turned that down what does that mean for him politically in the future and does it feel like that dynamic that's Starr for him has changed at all.
Well I think -- -- -- -- beer he's up for reelection picture.
And its nominees you stay.
But he looks very strong -- -- you be reelected.
And his future's what he wants it to be he made the decision disturbing what rated -- -- A lot of guys don't have the courage to tell the truth about that Kate to resistant to -- But I think he's who the real star party for a reason.
He's taken a study with a Democrat legislation didn't think.
We pray for president that will be.
You know Barack Obama wives and moans about the Republicans on the -- your overall -- was present.
You know -- -- -- moan about the Democrats and a half he got the job and -- -- -- Bill Clinton.
-- -- -- republic government welfare reform we got big first balanced budget in -- Russian.
All the things Reagan -- we need a president of the just what -- -- the last little patience as we need a president who lead.
Haley Barbour former governor Mississippi it's always a pleasure talked to Sarah helplessly against that -- -- -- -- I can.
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