Magazine March 25, 2019, Issue

CPAC Is the Party of the Right

Attendees at CPAC in National Harbor, Md., February 28, 2019 (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

It’s technically true that I’ve never been to CPAC, but the preposition “to” is doing almost all the work in this sentence.

What I mean is that I’ve never been a panelist or an invited speaker at CPAC. In fact, I’ve never even attended a panel or watched someone invited to speak at CPAC. That’s because I’ve never bought a ticket to CPAC. I think I officially “covered” it for National Review one year — or rather was one of a half dozen staff writers who went to National Harbor to cover it — but for one reason or another I was

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