CPAC Diary: Showdown on Gay Street

CPAC Diary: Showdown on Gay Street

March 14, 2013
Originally published in Slate

This panel, put on by the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, condemned intolerance from CPAC organizers, who were giving voters away by dismissing gay voters. They were, according to GOP strategist Liz Mair (wearing a Freedom to Marry shirt), the one group that shifted a little from Bush 2004 to McCain 2008, then had been won back by Barack Obama.