Yet this emerging crisis got not a mention at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
The real story is how Tampa was otherwise perfect for the Republicans and Mitt Romney.
This point by David Corn about the differences between the Tampa and Charlotte vibe seems entirely correct to me.
While the trio was on the lam, he described them to the Tampa Tribune as “daredevils and thrill-seekers.”
On Monday, he carried his gun with him to a movie theater in Wesley Chapel, Florida, an exurban community 26 miles north of Tampa.
The mail steamers leave Cedar Key twice a week for this place and Tampa.
I reached the city of Tampa with but a small sum in my pocket.
"Have arranged to leave for Tampa with you Monday, at midnight" it read.
There scouts brought him word that Chief Charley was on his way home from Tampa.
In consideration of the fine timber which surrounds Tampa, two mills are employed—one in sawing cedar, the other pine.
city in Florida, U.S.A., probably from the name of a Calusa village, of unknown origin.
City in western Florida.
Note: Port of entry with a harbor on Tampa Bay.