CPAC Straw Poll results blow holes in mainstream media claims

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference ended Saturday with the usual release of its Straw Poll results. The Straw Poll is a self-selecting survey of CPAC attendees.  Comparing those numbers to scientific national polling blows several holes in the mainstream media's coverage of the event. One some measures, CPAC attendees' opinions are virtually identical to … Continue reading CPAC Straw Poll results blow holes in mainstream media claims

What Bannon’s CPAC speech got wrong

Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon's "Dismantle The Administrative State" speech to CPAC was a great prosecution of D.C.'s unaccountable regulatory regime. But it bears no resemblance to Donald Trump's actual Big Government agenda. Trump's agenda of centralized command of the economy, through trade restrictions and expanded social spending, requires the administrative state to be … Continue reading What Bannon’s CPAC speech got wrong

VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s full CPAC speech

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  So great to be with you.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Great to be back at CPAC.  (Applause.) The place I have really -- I love this place.  Love you people.  (Applause.)  So thank you.  Thank you very much. First of all, I want to thank Matt Schlapp, and his very, very … Continue reading VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s full CPAC speech