Palin lifted her Green Eggs ‘n Ham CPAC riff from a chain email. I guess that’s about what you’d expect from someone whose PAC has raised $1.1 million and made one $5,000 contribution to a candidate for this cycle. This space reserved for your ad.
GOP Going Nuclear on ‘Battlefield of Ideas’ By Jason Stanford CPAC—the political convention that is to conservatives what ComicCon is to nerds—did not sort out the Republican field for 2016, but it did reveal something much scarier. Unlike most years when Republicans insist they should fight for ideals they never define, this time conservatives sketched [...]
President Obama and Ellen DeGeneres aren't the only ones who know how to take selfies. At this...
Overlooked in the CPAC shuffle of late last week were the results of a nationwide CNN survey on abortion, the results of which confirm...
Ted Cruz criticized Mitt Romney, Bob Dole, and John McCain at CPAC, implying that they lost elections because they didn’t stand up for principles. Now, John, McCain says Cruz should apologize to Bob Dole. “Bob Dole is such a man of honor and integrity and principle. I hope that Ted Cruz will apologize to Bob […]
On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory wondered if New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's 2016 presidential chances were "done" following the bridgegate scandal. In response, National Journal's Ron Fournier cited Christie's...Show More Summary
Ukraine is quickly becoming a proxy war. Not between the West and Russia but between Ted Cruz and Rand Paul on foreign policy. Yesterday on ABC's This Week Ted Cruz followed up on a position he brought out at CPAC...
If the annual Conservative Political Action Conference is any indication, conservative media won't be abandoning their scandal-mongering about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi any time soon. Though conservatives' conspiracies about the assault on U.S. Show More Summary
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri — Shortly after former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin exited the stage to close out CPAC on Saturday, David Limbaugh, conservative political commentator, author, and attorney, took the stage in his hometown of Cape Girardeau in Southeast Missouri to keynote the 2014 Lincoln Day Celebration & Dinner. Show More Summary
Plus, ACU chair Al Cardenas on the shifting tides of conservatism.
This weekend was the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at which they held their 2016 straw poll to see who attendees wanted to see become the Republican nominee. And of course Senator Rand Paul (R-Eprehensible)Show More Summary
In Fred Thompson and Kennedy's future, a married same-sex couples cross country road trip will be a super fun game of "wait, are we still married here?" It's a completely unworkable plan, obviously, but here it is for your own...
Malaysia Flight MH370 went missing en route to Beijing over the weekend. Two of the passengers were reportedly on stolen EU passports, and police in Malaysia say they’ve identified one of those passengers. No race of the plane has been...Show More Summary
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Wonkbook’s Number of the Day: 260. That's the number of complaints that federal auto safety regulators received about a defect in […]
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Business Insider spent three days last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual confab that draws some of the biggest names in right-leaning politics to the suburbs of Washington, D.C. We...Show More Summary
Dinner was fun with @ali, @scottienhughes, @DanielleRSaul pic.twitter.com/H1z9efHO9h — John Hawkins (@johnhawkinsrwn) March 5, 2014 "How many of you have your cell phones? Please leave them on. I want to make sure President Obama can...Show More Summary
UP: Red state Republican governors. DOWN: Red state Democratic senators. UP: Hawks in the GOP. DOWN: Isolationists in the GOP. UP: Talk about national security at CPAC. DOWN: Talk about gay marriage at CPAC. UP: Support for Keystone XL pipeline. DOWN: President Obama’s fiscal seriousness. UP: Obamacare penalty (“[a] couple making $100,000 a year.. […]
Former Christian Coalition head Ralph Reed says that the Federal Marriage Amendment, which is still being flogged by the likes of NOM, is effectively dead. Michelangelo Signorile interviewed Reed at CPAC this weekend: Reed, who in his speech at CPAC attacked "left-wing bullies" whom he said forced Gov. Show More Summary
Sarah Palin was the closing night speaker at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), and her speech was just as awful as we’ve come to expect: an incoherent syllabus of bullet points, bumper stickers and word salads. It was an epic clown show — a self-satirical illustration of the dumbing down of American politics. […]
As I noted on Saturday, Furler is an openly bisexual, liberal, vegan, animal rights activist who has appeared in ads for PETA. Palin's exit music at her CPAC speech was Furler's global smash Titanium, which has been certified as multi-platinum in eleven countries including the United States.