Glad McCain picked Sarah Palin. This now guarantees an historic "first" in presidential politics. We'll have our first female VP or first partially of African ancestry president. Limousine liberals everywhere are blushing.
My heart does go out to folks in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast that Gustav loses a bit of its steam and if it does reach Category 4 status that it weakens quickly. As it always does with weather, it depends greatly on the wind and where falls hardest.