Newly-minted Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney flew to Louisiana Friday afternoon, touring damage from Hurricane Isaac three days before President Obama -- and making abundantly clear that the general election has begun.
Less than 12 hours after he accepted the Republican nomination here, Romney boarded his new campaign plane and flew to Lafitte, La., where he toured an emergency command center with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and sought to project a presidential aura.
“People down here need help,” he said.
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