What’s the opposite of Wakanda?
CPAC, aka “comic-con for conservatives”. Above footage from 2015 gives the flavor.
White supremacy and climate denial have always gone together like peas and carrots. I’m one of the few writers to talk about it, but there it is. Are we woke yet?
The Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual conclave of the American right, is underway just outside Washington. President Trump will deliver a speech there on Friday, while Vice President Pence opened proceedings Thursday with a paean to his boss’s first year in office, a recitation of his Christian bona fides and a Republican rallying cry ahead of pivotal midterm elections this year.
“Even more than in 2017,” wrote my colleague Dave Weigel, “this year’s conference … is structured as a celebration of GOP power and Trump-style nationalism.”
But it has not gone off without controversy. Marion Maréchal-Le Pen…
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