Optimistic Romney Says ‘Winds of Change’ Barreling Toward RNC


Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(HOPKINS, Minn.) – Mitt Romney isn’t going to let a little rain ruin his parade — into the Republican National Convention, that is.

With Tropical Storm Isaac bearing down on the Caribbean and barreling toward Florida, Romney has remained optimistic when peppered with questions about the impending storm, adding that Floridians are simply feeling the “winds of change.”

Romney spoke to GOP Florida Gov. Rick Scott by phone Thursday and discussed the weather forecast, according to an aide. In an interview with Fox Business, Romney said he felt “pretty good” about his odds of getting to Tampa.

“Any plans for Tampa depend on the airports being open, able to receive all the delegates and people like myself,” he said. “We need to get there. But I feel pretty good that we’ll be in Tampa and we’ll have a great convention.”

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