Is Mitt Romney Ready to Ride Out the Storm?

The Tampa convention should give the GOP nominee a bounce, if his message is heard.

For months, the Republican establishment worried that strident backers of Texas Rep. Ron Paul might disrupt the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Now, two new threats -- Tropical Storm Isaac and outspoken abortion opponent Todd Akin, a House member from Missouri -- are threatening to rain on Mitt Romney's parade.

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Kenneth R. Bazinet
Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter