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-- while in Florida.
-- one of the Republican National Convention canceled as the Gulf Coast turns its focus to tropical storm Isaac we're joined now from the convention in Tampa.
By Jim Pinkerton co chair the right coalition also -- Fox News contributor.
Didn't expect this storm wherever it might make landfall nevertheless take some of the energy out of this convention this.
Yeah it'll take some I mean I think they're good news coverage of -- coo really be divided bit -- and others that there's a big news poll this August and there's not much else going on so between.
The convention in the storm.
The conventional get money -- Every everybody is here pretty in the political world is here -- -- attention so for better or worse whatever happens.
Everybody to know about it.
Jim and there is a big effort under way this week at the convention to parcel lies Mitt Romney we're gonna get new insights about his church.
About his family how critical is that among all the messages there will be sent this week and isn't too light.
Not I don't think it's too late guy I worked for bush.
41 back in 1988.
And we were way down in the polls against Michael Dukakis.
Through the convention and he gave a great speech I was famous you know kinder gentler read my lips no new taxes.
Speech that -- but it Peggy Noonan wrote every loved.
And we went up in the polls and -- it hadn't and of course won election by ten points so I think look.
Everybody is going to be very curious about Mitt Romney it's got a great started zone you know all those kids and grandkids stuff is funny there for people to -- now in light and two months is -- time for him.
As some recent poll showed neither one of these candidates has BA have been able to gain and maintain.
Momentum -- this election.
But the focus is still for the voter very much on the economy in terms of the economy what is the message that you want to hear common out of this week particularly on.
I act I think there's one message that people are gonna care about and that's growth and that's economic growth and and and creating jobs I think that Romney Ryan ticket -- put forward.
Good plan on.
On tax reform including.
Reduction the person ran and reduction in the all important.
Corporate tax rate which is what I've been very involved and then in the US has the highest.
Corporate income tax in the world.
We've been number one.
Since his earlier this year away and so our our corporate rate is ten points higher than than than the average of the rest of our competitors and of course in an environment like that -- corporate headquarters are leaving and -- -- leaving the US that is.
And unemployment stagnated at eight point 3% not go -- over 8% I think for almost -- you know three and half years.
What Mitt Romney and and Paul Ryan have to do -- storm another storm is.
Show compassion of course for storm victims would have above all else focus on.
What are the next four years we like who's -- how do you persuade people that a Republican victory in November including and that senate -- the house is going to book bringing.
Comprehensive tax reform I think that's business -- anything.
-- -- -- -- it was great to talk to thank you so much -- actually -- for north of 8% since February when every night.
Since then thank you -- so much from -- gives Florida some big corporate names on a.
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