Skip to comments.Bachmann Will Be the First Potential 2012 GOP Candidate to Speak at CPAC
Posted on 02/05/2011 2:49:58 PM PST by pissant
Next Thursday marks the start of the Conservative Political Action Conference, commonly known as CPAC, where conservative activists gather every year in Northwest Washington, D.C.
It's a chance for bigwigs to make speeches to a ballroom full of influential types, which makes it a particularly choice venue for Republican presidential aspirants, which speak there regularly. It's a packed three-day schedule from Thursday through Saturday, so there's room enough for most of them.
Tea party hero Michele Bachmann, whose office indicated in January that she's considering a 2012 run, will be the first of the 2012ers to speak. Bachmann, many will recall, just delivered a televised response to President Obama's State of the Union address, orchestrated by the group Tea Party Express.
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CPAC should say queerPAC
I hope she speaks on how morality is essential to a free people and how immorality destroys a nation.
If she’s serious, she’ll miss “fudgepack”...
So Gov. Palin is a RINO, but the ultra-conservative Rep. Bachmann is speaking to the homosexuals at CPAC? Please explain.
I’m sure Palin told us that she won’t be attending CPAC because of GOP Proud this year, right?
If she speaks up on moral issues she might get booed
If she doesn’t speak out against the fudge packers, she will destroy her credibility. Big mistake. I’m very disappointed.
If she doesn’t give them a stiff lecture she’ll lose all her fans.
Very disappointing news.
A Bachmann “concern troll”. How nice. Maybe Michele will retweet the next Tammy Bruce pro-homo quip supporting repealing DADT, like Palin did.
"(at CPAC 2010, the) message there was that "real conservatives" don't support the war
on terror because it is a creation of the "Israeli lobby" - which coalesces with the left-
wing's new anti-Semitism against neoconservatives. Karen Kwiatkowski is a darling of
both the leftist Huffington Post and the anti-Semitic paleocon site Antiwar.com.
is a board member of the ACU, and from the looks of CPAC's
covered topics and omission of discussion of jihad, it looks as if he exerts enormous
influence over David Keene, the ACU's nominal leader. Norquist and his ally Suhail
Khan seem to be in charge at CPAC - no CPAC event goes on that doesn't reflect their perspective. .
Grover Norquist's troubling ties to Islamic supremacists and jihadists have been known
for years. He and his Palestinian wife, Samah Alrayyes, who was director of
communications for his Islamic Free Market Institute until they married in 2005, are very
active in "Muslim outreach." ..
It was Norquist who ushered these silver-tongued jihadists into the Oval Office after the
worst attack ever on American soil. .
Grover Norquist was on the jihad payroll before and after the carnage and death of
September 11 .
Norquist also introduced Nihad Awad, cofounder and executive director of the Council
on American-Islamic Relations, to President Bush. .
It is no surprise that CPAC 2010, like CPAC 2009, had nothing addressing the war we
are actually engaged in. This is due to the influence of Norquist, Keene, and Suhail Khan,
a CPAC board member. According to Gaffney, Khan "has repeatedly been a featured
speaker at MSA, ISNA and CAIR events" - that is, Muslim Students Association, Islamic
Society of North America, and Council on American-Islamic Relations, three groups
linked to the Muslim Brotherhood, the international Islamic organization dedicated to
establishing the rule of Islamic law and the subjugation of infidels worldwide."
CPAC/ACU/CAIR is run by David Keene
involved in Palin-bashing and Romney-care polishing.
"Washington Insider David Keene Disses Governor Palin, Claims to Speak for Grassroots
"Keene's ACU also puts on the annual CPAC conference in Washington.
.In the last three years CPAC has devolved into nothing more than
an annual love fest for the most established of establishment
Republicans, Mitt Romney. It should come as no surprise that David
Keene supported Mitt Romney in 2008. "
"ACU President David Keene Endorses Romney
Long courted by Romney, Keene agreed to formalize his endorsement of
the former governor during a face to face meeting in Florida on
Tuesday, according to knowledgeable sources."
"David A. Keene (born May 20, 1945) is the current chairman of the American
Conservative Union, a position which he has held since 1984. Additionally, he is the
managing associate at the Carmen Group Lobbying, a lobbying firm based in
Washington, D.C. In December 2007, Keene endorsed Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. "
Could be worse. Bachmann’s PAC could be an official co-sponsor along with GOP Proud and SarahPAC
Nope. Could NOT be worse.
Bachmann — if she supports them — is a RINO.
RINO. RINO. RINO. RINO.
Stop pushing her as anything else, pissant.
Could be worse. She could have retweeted Tammy Bruce’s pro-gay, pro DADT repeal tweet on her twitter account.
This is the first I’ve heard of her speaking there too. Very disappointing news. Speaking at an event that is being openly boycotted by the likes of the Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America, American Principles Project, American Values, Capital Research Center, Center for Military Readiness, Liberty Counsel, National Organization for Marriage and the Heritage Foundation is going to cost her dearly.
Cool. I’m starting to really like PRecious now.
I long ago abandoned the concept of any politician having conservative 'purity'. However, because I find so few real political conservatives on the national scene at a time when they are most needed, I am bitterly disappointed when it appears as if one of the few conservative leaders in Washington is showing a distinct disregard for basic conservative moral values and by association, giving tacit approval to homosexual behavior as something conservatives can endorse under the illusion of being 'inclusive'. This is why I refuse to throw Michele Bachmann under the metaphorical bus until I know exactly what she says in her upcoming speech at CPAC. However, like many others, I'm disappointed that she chose to speak at this convention.
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