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NEWT GINGRICH DREAM TEAM
What an opportunity to go to DC and to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference on an election year, the most critical presidential election in my life time. Friday, February 10, would be different than the day before because there were security agents searching our bags as we entered the Marriott hotel. I knew that security was going to be tight because all the GOP presidential candidates were going to speak.
Marriott Ballroom capacity 3,152
CPAC-12 was fun and exciting. It is the only time you can see and hear so many conservatives and Republicans gather for one purpose, to excite and motivate the GOP electorate. You can get as close to your hero as possible in a throng of over 3,000 frenzied and adoring fans all in one massive room, the Marriott Ballroom.
I believe that Governor Sarah Palin had the potential and many opportunities over the last 3 years to unite us in much the same way that Ronald Reagan did when he built his coalition between 1976 and 1980. The fact that she did not isn’t because Governor Palin herself is divisive, but because we Conservatives are a cantankerous and factious bunch who tend to eat our own and fight over degrees of commitment to the principles we hold dear. Read more »
Do we want a big name blogger – one who is nearly a member of the traditional media – named to the CPAC Blogger of the Year? Or do we want a grassroots, self-taught blogger like you and me to represent us?
I know many of the bloggers who will most likely be nominated and would be proud to call them friends, but Sonja Harris better represents me and most of the Pajamas crowd.
So read the blog, nominate Red Sonja! Read more »