Tag Archives: CPAC 2009

CPAC 2009: Rush (and Ann)

I don’t want to conflate these two and their speeches at CPAC, but since they are arguably the highest-profile speakers from yesterday (and perhaps the whole conference), I figured I’d take them both on here. First, Ann Coulter. I couldn’t get into the room with her yesterday (too packed) so I had to watch the [...]

CPAC 2009: Not Evil, Just Wrong

So is the title of a new documentary by an Irish former left-wing journalist couple, Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer. The filmmakers were a featured panel yesterday, and it was one of the most entertaining and thought-provoking events at CPAC. Ann and Phelim were great in their presentation, offering some background to their film and [...]

CPAC 2009: How do we catch up online?

I went to a great session moderated by my former boss at the Examiner, Mark Tapscott. David All from Tech Republican and Slatecard.com, Erick Erickson of the awesome RedState.com, and Ralph Benko were all on the panel, with a special appearance by Saul Anuzis. They all offered some really cool and insightful advice about how [...]

CPAC 2009: First thoughts

Got in late last night to DC, staying about a Metro stop away from the Shoreham where the conference is being held. I don’t have Internet access there, only here at my hotel, so I will have to sum up like this tomorrow as well. Some initial thoughts: The hotel wher ethe conference is being [...]