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Instead, Friday at am, the adoring crowd will be addressed by President Donald Trump.
CPAC is itself a product of the American Conservative Union, a venerable institution dating back to a very different time in American politics.
The following year, her annual outrage was saying “the best thing that had ever happened to the campaign of ‘B.
Hussein Obama’ was when he was born ‘half black.’” Coulter-esque fare was hardly the only thing on offer at the CPACs of the aughts.
At the time of the ACU’s founding in 1964, the parties were not well-sorted by ideology, and there was a critical role for groups like ACU (and its counterpart on the left, Americans for Democratic Action) to essentially serve as ideological clearinghouses.
ACU and ADA helped issue activists form networks with one another outside of the largely non-ideological patronage networks that defined the political parties.
CPAC is a unique event on the political calendar, a gathering of conservative movement activists and loyalists that’s also a hub for people who are much more entertainers and entrepreneurs than they are ideologues or policy wonks.But one consequence of the conservative movement’s success is that an enormous ecosystem of commercially successful conservative media arose.