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From Peter Wallston’s piece on the conservative fringe, which contains a lot of stuff that should be familiar to TWI readers, here is the reason Lisa De

Anderson Patterson
Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Sep 14, 2009

From Peter Wallston’s piece on the conservative fringe, which contains a lot of stuff that should be familiar to TWI readers, here is the reason Lisa De Pasquale, the director of the Conservative Political Action Conference, declined requests from WorldNetDaily to schedule a panel on President Obama’s birth certificate.

It would fill a room. But so would a two-headed monkey.

That said, I would be stunned if some enterprising “birther” like Orly Taitz does not come to Washington for CPAC 2010 and schedule her/his own event with easy access to Omni Shoreham guests. Fringe events often occur on the outskirts of CPAC, like a meeting with Geert Wilders, the anti-Muslim Dutch politician, that was held in a mid-sized room of the hotel in 2009.

Anderson Patterson | Anderson is a video editor and developer who believes in the power of visual organization. He recently graduated from the University of Washington, where he concentrated on post-production during his studies. He was first exposed to the mystical world of visual art creation while watching his father edit advertisements when he was a child, and he has been working towards his dream of becoming a video editor ever since.


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