CPAC 2013: An angry and beaten US right fires out scattergun wacky policies in hunt for victory

CPAC 2013: An angry and beaten US right fires out scattergun wacky policies in hunt for victory

March 16, 2013
Originally published in The Guardian

CPAC embraced Trump but did not invite gay Republicans, with their GOProud organisation reduced to a single speaker on a single panel invited along by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. "We are taking tolerance out of the closet," boasted institute director Fred Smith, which raised the question of why it was there in the first place.