WorldNetDaily’s Farah: ‘Today I Pronounce CPAC Dead’

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Monday, March 08, 2010 at 9:17 am

Joseph Farah, who sparred over the “birther” conspiracy theory with Andrew Breitbart at the National Tea Party Convention, pens a lengthy column — a promo for his own convention — attacking CPAC organizers for not holding a birther panel. It’s interesting in the same way that the Oscar for “Music by Prudence” was interesting. Farah holds grudges against Republican strategist Jon Henke (who has campaigned to purge “birtherism” from the GOP) and CPAC Director Lisa De Pasquale.

I decided right there and then that [WorldNetDaily] would no longer sponsor CPAC as long as an arrogant, know-it-all wannabe like De Pasquale was running it. When others confronted De Pasquale on her ill manners, unprofessionalism and condescension, she finally wrote me an e-mail. But it was hardly the letter of apology one might expect under the circumstances. She explained that she was “just answering questions from the media.”

Apparently, De Pasquale and the CPAC leadership are more concerned about pleasing the media than their long-time sponsors and speakers – even people like me who are under siege from the left, the soft-right and the media establishment.

The funny thing is that Farah got a shout-out from the CPAC stage from Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who bragged about getting a relative to read WND, and that birthers, while denied most stages at the conference, were not hard to find. Henke laughed it off.

“Some of it may be colorably ‘opinion,’” Henke said to TWI, “but I certainly did not have ‘multiple appearances, on MSNBC. I was on once. I think the biggest story in that is his claim that Democrats spent more on WND than Republicans. Oh, really?”

Anyway, here’s the site for Farah’s own Taking America Back convention, to be held in Florida in September. Warning: Music.

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Comments

8 Comments

ellid
Comment posted March 8, 2010 @ 3:00 pm

As the train wreck continues….


gilligan
Comment posted March 8, 2010 @ 4:23 pm

Great! Both the WND conference and WND at sea are taking place at the height of hurricane season. Brilliant move, Joseph Farah!


Steve_X
Comment posted March 8, 2010 @ 5:43 pm

In defense of the CPAC organizers, it would have been impossible to get anything done had a birther panel been included in the events.

Think about it: how much work would YOU get done if you were too busy laughing your ass off at a bunch of moonbat conspiracy theorists with the combined IQ of an egg mcmuffin?


Steve_X
Comment posted March 8, 2010 @ 5:49 pm

Apparently, De Pasquale and the CPAC leadership are more concerned about pleasing the media than their long-time sponsors and speakers – even people like me who are under siege from the left, the soft-right and the media establishment.

Aw, cheer up Joey. You've still got the support of the Klan, Neo-Nazis, Skinheads, and everyone at Stormfront…you know, those “real” conservatives.


monkey99
Comment posted March 8, 2010 @ 8:29 pm

The “movement” is running out of steam? You mean there's no more toilers to ridicule? Awww man.

Well, it was nice tossing them around like a hacky-sack, but all things must come to an end. Now they're sliding from mainstream into obscurity, with all the rest of the conspiracy theories.

Had to happen some time, It DID have an expiration date, after all.


ellid
Comment posted March 9, 2010 @ 3:32 pm

You're leaving out the Dominionists, the Quiverfulls, and the Aryan Nations.


neverfull mm
Comment posted August 30, 2010 @ 7:16 am

thanks for your share!!


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