By Josh Marks

Meet The New CPAC Speakers, Same As The Old CPAC Speakers

February 21, 2013 5:09 pm Category: Memo Pad 16 Comments A+ / A-

Does the Republican Party care what the American people think about them? Do they want to change their unpopular ideas to get votes the democratic way instead of gerrymandering, rigging the electoral college and making it harder for people to cast a ballot?

If the Conservative Political Action Comittee 2013 (CPAC) speaker lineup is any indication, Republicans don’t even want sort-of-popular people to present their unpopular ideas in primetime slots (Marco Rubio will get 15 minutes in the afternoon before Rand Paul takes the stage). Instead, this year’s CPAC is dredging up the usual suspects whom the American people have already decisively rejected, including the biggest loser of them all — Willard Mitt Romney.

The chosen speakers demonstrate that the GOP has clearly not learned any lessons from their historically bad election results in 2012, despite all the talk of “rebranding.” But perhaps more disturbing — it’s as if an election never even took place.

Here are the five least popular speakers at CPAC, ironically dubbed “America’s Future: The Next Generation of Conservatives.”

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  • nobsartist

    Meet the “new” dems, same as the republiCONs.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dominick.vila.1 Dominick Vila

    This may be the year when Americans become aware of the business dealings that Sarah Palin and the Koch brothers are doing in Libya, Tunisia and Algeria, while attacks are being perpetrated against our diplomatic facillities and interests in the region.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TT6POTCLZCE74T76WAJIIIUAHU frida

      Americans are smarter than anyone can think of. They understood in 2008 that Sarah Palin is not the right person they want to work for them. They rejected her. In 2012, they rejected Koch Brothers with all the money they threw in to get Romney elected.

    • tobewan

      Speaking of a new President for 2016, and the need for another sensible one, maybe we should have Dominick Vila for President! He is sure popular witrh US!

      • 1bythebrooks2

        Yes, lets start a movement now. Vila for President in 2016!

  • WhutHeSaid

    Wow – a rouges gallery if ever there was one!

    Question: What do all of these nut-cakes have in common?
    Answer: They are all examples of the reasons Republicans lose elections.

    What on Earth does a rejected nut-bag like Allen West have to offer anyone? All that he can possibly do is remind people that the Tea Party is the most despised collection of vile and despicable bigots ever to form a political movement in the US. The Tea Party now has the same popularity rankings as Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

    Do these people even WANT to win elections?

    • CPAinNewYork

      Sure they want to win elections. Right now, they don’t know how, but that could change. Read the history of the Nazis. They were laughed at once.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KOPKDFAUQPIIRAFI3HEXNMSHLQ Ed

        Very true, they are a danger tp America! They already have a propoganda machine in Fox and a propoganda minister in Rush. Just as in Germeny, the wealthy are backing these nut cases.

    • Reddiaperbaby

      Oh, you are the best…I needed that to start my day with hilarity. Well done, Whut…

    • 1standlastword

      “Do these people even want to win elections”

      Well we can see that the “r”epublican party is trying to win elections w/o voters votes. Citizens United, Gerrymandeering, voter suppression and notions to re-engineer the electoral college all to the effect of diluting the popular vote are tactics they use to remain relevant.

  • CPAinNewYork

    The Tea Party nutsies are the best thing to happen to the Democratic Party in twenty years.

    Sarah Palin, Rick Scott, Paul Ryan, Karl Rove and the rest of the Tea Party are caricatures of the Nazis in the late nineteen twenties. They are a laughingstock, but, if our economy doesn’t improve, frustrated voters could put these crazies in power.

  • JDavidS

    They may be dumber than a bag of hammers, but they still had the good sense to omit Paul Ryan… the biggest idiot of all.

  • latebloomingrandma

    What a scary cast of characters, who refuse to go away. When will the SPLC designate this as a hate group? Seems that’s the only kind of rhetoric that comes out of their pep rally.

  • kent doering

    Oh well, what in the hell? What about the “new faces” of ” conservatism” like Bobby Jindal and Marco Rubio who also have nothing new to say? The only time I was ever electrified by a “conservative” was when I was only 18 and did not know any better, Reagans speech at the 1964 Republican National Convention nominating Goldwater which got him on the national political stage.

    And all old Clint could do was talk to an empty chair.

    CPAC. All I wannd do is a Woody Allen “Untarm” number when I read about the roster, namely shrug my shoulders, pull up my hands palms up, and say “Ach Yisch” and “OY Veh” – what a tarnished collection of two bit, Tuchas Schmucks

  • Pamela Irwin

    Boy, I’m really slow. Just realized CPAC stands for “Crazy People Acting Childish”.

  • http://twitter.com/jjdaddyo jjdaddyo

    This is a gratuitous slideshow. Get your pageviews the honest way, with good articles.

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