Good morning, it’s Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. As I write these words, Hurricane Laura is barreling toward the Louisiana and Texas coasts. Hopefully, those in its path will be safe. It’s not a coincidence that so many storms make landfall during political conventions — late summer is the season for both — but this particular date brings to my mind a human hurricane who made his mark at more than one convention.
Hubert H. Humphrey was his name and on Aug. 26, 1964, he was tapped by President Lyndon Johnson as a running mate.
“Nothing has given me greater support in the past nine months than my…