According to a recent report, the system Palin once said was "so weird" that it "results in voter suppression" worked just as well as intended.
While inflammatory comments about "gender ideology" abounded at CPAC, the issue is hardly a top priority for Americans in general.
While a conservative skepticism toward military aggression would be welcome, Republican standard-bearers are all too happy to sign off on war powers in other ways.
"The country is that divided," said one business owner. "We kind of want to be with our own people. We want to stick together."
A senator, a state attorney general, and a former congressman excoriated the law while getting much of it wrong.
Viktor Orbán Flatters Republicans With the Lie That Progressive Liberals and Communists Are 'the Same'
The Hungarian prime minister also makes the historically illiterate claim that Christians can't be racist.
Kleptocratic Hungarian leader, under fire for "mixed race" speech, condemns America for weaponizing energy, antagonizing Russia, and incubating gender "lunacy."
Here’s hoping the Florida senator recognizes threats to freedom when they come from the right as well as the left.
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The former president's wild CPAC speech was full of misleading claims, but he made a valid point about schools.
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There was a deficit of debt talk at the conservative conference.
Some panelists at the conservative conference want to give the government more power over social media.
An official tells Reason that a draft of the EO targets federal grants to universities and colleges.
Even for conservatives who believe in individualism, group identity trumps all.
"Google and Facebook should not be a law unto themselves. They should not be able to discriminate against conservatives."
And no, teens aren't popping random pills at "Skittles parties" either.
Though a "U.S.A." chant didn't really seem to catch on.
Overall, CPAC attendees seem enthusiastic about criminal justice reform.
There's little discussion of the war on drugs at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Howard Wooldridge wants to change that.
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As long as conservatives are applauding a president like Trump, it's hard to see how libertarians will fit within the GOP, or a gathering like CPAC.
Disinviting him from CPAC won't wash their sins.
Trump's CPAC speech married the worst tendencies of Republicans and Democrats to tell us all where we can live and what we can buy.
Would Fiorina have been a better president than Trump? Who knows. She almost certainly would have been a better advocate for small government.
"I should be able to save my own life anywhere, anytime."
Globalization and its benefits are under threat from globalists and populists like Farage.
The 'fake news' fight a way to try to downplay embarrassing information coming from within.
Says he can't back criminal justice reform for violent offenders.
CPAC panel underdelivers.
For all the things establishment conservatives think millennials should be against, they have a hard time articulating what young people should be for, and what that has to do with the Republican Party.
Touts school choice at CPAC talk.
The Conservative Political Action Conference is already a clown show.
The GOP's nervous breakdown continues apace.
The Florida senator called out the reality star by name on Saturday.
Conservatives are no longer monolithic on these issues.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: 'Political correctness is our weakness.'
CPAC Features Sheriff Who Likened #BlackLivesMatter to ISIS and Wants to Stop Criminal Justice Reform
"Stop cuddling up to crime."