Instead of heading to Tampa for the Republican National Convention this week, Gov. Bobby Jindal said at a press conference that he will remain in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Isaac heads toward the coast.

https://twitter.com/LAPatriette/status/240130071606722560

Twitter consensus: good decision.

https://twitter.com/WhipAppeal6/status/240124977872003072

https://twitter.com/sayCHELLIE/status/240133780671700992

Jindal is still waiting for FEMA to approve his request for Louisiana to be declared a state of emergency prior to Isaac making landfall.

Update:

After the press conference, Jindal tweeted more on his decision and the current state of emergency in Louisiana.