The Tragedy of CPAC and Principles First

Every February, the Conservative Political Action Conference comes to National Harbor, Maryland, where conservative activists gather to hear from the best conservatism has to offer. Or at least that’s the theory.

The sad reality is that CPAC in 2020 is more like TPAC, where the ‘T’ stands for “Trump.” I went to CPAC last year as a member of the press and it seemed like anyone who was not…