Donald Trump at CPAC in February, 2011 AP / Alex Brandon White men without a college degree are the most likely demographic to support Donald Trump. But who could have foreseen that they would reject the GOP to side with a politicalShow More Summary
By Christopher R Barron It was because of me that Trump gave his first ever CPAC speech. I thought he’d be another Reagan – how wrong I was In early 2011, the gay conservative organization I co-founded, GOProud, was embroiled in a fight over our inclusion in the Conservative Political Action...
Silverman found that when he took his message -- "religion is a lie and a scam and a con" -- to CPAC, he was met with a lot of backlash.
Whether you're a religious zealot or a godless heathen, you will enjoy Full Frontal's new clip where Samantha Bee sends David Silverman, President of the American Atheists, to the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)....Show More Summary
On last night's Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, a segment done in the style of a Werner Herzog "German" film was devoted to American Atheists and their time at CPAC (the conservative conference) earlier this month. That's where David...Show More Summary
Samantha Bee’s “Full Frontal” watched as firebrand atheist David Silverman of the organisation American Atheists joined the right-wing conference CPAC to troll Christian conservatives with logic. A few years ago they were ejected from CPAC, so what happened this time when they...
If you attended CPAC earlier this month, and I can't imagine many of you did since it's the influential conference for right-wingers, you would've seen representatives from American Atheists trying to convince Republicans not to shut them out. Show More Summary
Ted Cruz speaking at CPAC on February 10, 2011 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Many of us on the political left are less than thrilled by the prospect of our country electing Donald Trump as our next president. This is certainly understandable,...Show More Summary
After a number of years of noted absence, the Center for Security Policy returned to CPAC this year.
As recently as 2011, CPAC deemed Frank Gaffney a crackpot. Five years later, he's advising a leading Republican contender the party's presidential nomination.
It's Susie's favorite time of the year! CPAC 2016 did not disappoint. She met so many thinkers of thoughts, from Glenn Beck to Scott Walker to Marco Rubio. And the attendees were all colorful (in a straight way, of course) and fascinating. Show More Summary
The annual conservative spectacle was by turns both bizarre and surprisingly educational
Marco Rubio at CPAC 2016 (Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0) The Florida Republican primary on March 15 is Marco Rubio's last chance to salvage his sinking campaign. If Donald Trump beats Rubio is his home state, the freshman senator is finished. Show More Summary
There is something strange about Trump supporters. I call them Trumpsters. Not all, but many. This feeling was confirmed last week while attending the CPAC Conference in D.C. Their stubbornness
Donald Trump stood up the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) this weekend because the optics of a hostile reception would have been terrible for him. Instead, he went to Wichita, but he still lost Kansas to Ted Cruz. ? Then he went to Florida; it's over for Sen. Show More Summary
Ted Cruz has never been one to shy away from religious pandering or fear-mongering, but during his speech at CPAC last week, he took Persecution Express all the way to Paranoia Town.Explaining his case for himself, Cruz issued a dire warning about what might happen without a Cruz presidency. Show More Summary
Of all the Republican presidential candidates, only one refused to speak at the conservative confab.
As I pointed out yesterday, Ted Cruz has a had a stellar last few days. From his clear win at the GOP Debate to his CPAC Straw Poll victory to his winning delegate haul, it made Saturday Super Cruz Day. And as it turns out, that title fit the next day as well. Show More Summary
CPAC Fight Club.
The 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) wrapped up this weekend—it’s basically Lolapalooza for Tea Party wingnuts, professional homophobes and others making money off the hate industry. Usually gays are kept at arm’s length—Even the Log Cabin Republicans were recognition last year. Show More Summary