Leah Barkoukis


The Weather Channel recently put together a slideshow with 203 images of the damage done by Isaac. It’s an incredibly heart-rending photo essay showing destroyed houses, flooded towns, people trying to cleanup, dead animals, pet rescues – you name it. It even includes a photo of the president visiting a town in Louisiana. But what about Mitt Romney’s visit to the region? Over to you, Breitbart:

In the first half of its photo collection the Weather Channel does feature a photo of President Obama's visit on Monday, Sept. 3, a week after Isaac first made landfall.

But there isn't a single photo or a mention that Mitt Romney also visited the area on August 31, days before Obama made his trip.

Curiously, there is also no mention of the fact that Obama's visit was born of a last second schedule change. Originally Obama was supposed to be at several fundraisers butabruptly changed his plans when it was discovered that Romney was visiting the hard hit region.

Was it oversight or intentional? 

Leah Barkoukis

Leah Barkoukis is the online features editor and web editor at Townhall.com.

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