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Conservatives’ Cultural Agonies at CPAC

There’s something refreshingly honest in two takes by conservative commentators on the behavior of young and youngish people at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Erick Erickson laments the lines of young men queued up to buy condoms, and the trend he sees in men coming to the conference with the goal of having casual sex: [...]
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Can Republicans Finally Accept Gay Conservatives?

US Politics / Liberal : The New Republic (11 hours ago)

Gregory T. Angelo sat in the middle of a crowded hotel bar on a Thursday afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Statistically speaking, a li Read Post

CNN Taps Unhinged Conservative Blogger Erick Erickson As Regular Political Commentator

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (5 years ago)

CNN announced today that conservative blogger Erick Erickson will join the network next week as a paid political commentator, primarily paired with John King on his new 7 p.m. show. Erickson, editor of the leading conservative blog ... Read Post

Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll, Scott Walker Takes Second

Politics / US Politics : Swampland (11 hours ago)

Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference for the third year in a row, but the real action was in second place, where Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took the honors. Paul’s victory, with 26% percent of the vote, w... Read Post

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