CPAC rejects dynastic politics by giving the Straw Poll win to the guy whose dad won in 2011. — LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) February 28, 2015 There’s an established comfort level to media stories about CPAC; it was the place where professionalShow More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, On Friday, the Wall Street Journal ran a cover photo of the Republican hopefuls set to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland. The caption at theShow More Summary
Here, have some nightmare fuel. Each and every year, the hard-right conservative conference known as CPAC holds a discussion on how Republicans can best appeal to non-lily-white voters, or at least can learn not to openly insult them. Show More Summary
Oh to be a young, white affluent conservative gay man. The cards are really stacked against them. They’re like rare birds — you know they’re flying around the jungle somewhere, but finding them can prove to be quite the challenge. The squawking is the same, too. But Reason TV wanted to find these near-mythical creatures at last weekend’s […]
"A reliable source of truth... a voice of clarity, wisdom and understanding about [the] issues,"... remarked Todd Akin about WorldNetDaily columnist and Tea Party co-founder Dr. Gina Loudon (I'm appending the title because she likes to go by Dr. Show More Summary
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Pete Hegseth tosses a few bombs. Rhetorically speaking, of course.
Any time a thing happens in politics, the media has "Takeaways" about that thing. And whenever the media has a bunch of Takeaways, Eat The Press gathers all of those Takeaways in one place, so that you can sate your yawning hunger for Takeaways. Show More Summary
After the Conservative Political Action Conference ended Saturday night, several of the candidates vying to become the Republican Party's presidential candidate in 2016 met at Café Belshazzar in Washington, D.C. Billionaires David and...Show More Summary
Jezebel managing editor Erin Gloria Ryan and I spent most of last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference, in part because we thought it would be hilarious fun ( it was ). I also went because I wanted to get a better sense of the right's priorities for women. Show More Summary
Ah, CPAC -- the conservative movement's primary action conference, attended by most of the major Republican politicians and prospective front runners for the Presidential nomination. The conservative conference where religious fanatic...Show More Summary
That's 2012 Libertarian presidential candidate and New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson faking a heart attack during a CPAC panel disussion about marijuana legalization. Former Consumer Product Safety Commissioner Mary Buerkle was claiming that smoking dope increases your chance of suffering a cardiac arrest. Show More Summary
#CPAC2015 hint #1: If you drink soda, buy it and take it with you. It’s pain to get it there. — John Hawkins (@johnhawkinsrwn) February 25, 2015 #CPAC2015 hint #2:
I am sitting in a rented banquet chair watching Carly Fiorina remove her headset. In a moment, I will stand, smile with false confidence, and replace Fiorina in the chair she vacates, facing the questions of two right wing radio hosts. Show More Summary
A successful presidential candidacy requires competence in many skills sets and excellence in at least a few. Think of the decathlon in the Olympics: 10 events, but winning one or even two or three doesn’t guarantee the gold. You have...Show More Summary
The season 3 release of Netflix’s “House of Cards” on Friday inconveniently coincided with the final day CPAC for many loyal fans, including one very tired Bloomberg Politics producer. So, Bloomberg’s Matt Negrin figured he’d kill two birds with one stone — interviewing a few politicos at CPAC, while simultaneously binge watching the new season. Show More Summary
On the homepage today, I begin a “CPAC Journal” — for Part I, go here. I mention something about age, in the context of Ben Sasse, the new Nebraska senator. He was a young college president, though not as young as Leon Botstein, who took over Bard College at age 28 (having assumed the presidency of another college at 23). Show More Summary
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