Storm Loses Punch Before Striking Fla.
Aug 29 9:05 PM US/Eastern
By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ
Associated Press Writer
Tropical Storm Ernesto sloshed rather than slammed ashore _ surprising forecasters by failing to strengthen Tuesday as it approached Florida and providing relief to hurricane-weary residents....
I guess with approval ratings down the president doesn't have the political power to whip up a cat-4 or cat-5 anymore.