“CPAC is known as the place where the future of conservatism always starts,” former Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin told this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference audience. However, the former Alaskan Governor should think twice before raising the roof to Timbuk3.
Earlier this year, Republican strategist Steve Schmidt referred to the CPAC convention as “the Star Wars bar scene of the conservative movement.” If CPAC is the Star Wars cantina, this weekend’s Values Voter Summit may just be the Death Star.
The Republican Party finally accomplished something! Sure, it may not have been the passing of a new jobs bill or funding for our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, but not every Republican-controlled House can say they shut down the government!
Christmas came early this year for Alex Jones, Rush Limbaugh and Michele Bachmann when it was announced that the IRS had applied extra scrutiny on Tea Party and conservative organizations that requested non-profit status.
Last Sunday, Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin said during an interview while discussing the issue of abortion “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”
Besides the fact that this is scientifically false, one of the most shocking aspects of this outlandish quote is that it’s far from the first time a Republican representative has said such a thing.
Super Tuesday has come and gone, witnessing GOP frontrunner Romney pick up 212 of the 419 delegates available, Santorum gaining 84, Gingrich with 72 and Ron Paul looking under the table for the 22 scraps he received.