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Bachmann, Coulter, Gingrich Make the Rounds at Restoration Weekend

Conservative activist David Horowitz’s Restoration Weekend, a pricey four-day Palm Beach celebration of conservative ideas, just wrapped up. I wasn’t there, but

Elisa Mueller
Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Nov 24, 2009

Conservative activist David Horowitz’s Restoration Weekend, a pricey four-day Palm Beach celebration of conservative ideas, just wrapped up. I wasn’t there, but I followed some of the action from people who were, chiefly blogger Steven Rosenblum and CPAC director Lisa De Pasquale.

Some of the speakers:

Newt Gingrich

Ann Coulter

Fred Thompson

Dutch politician Geert Wilders

Phyllis Schlafly

Jonah Goldberg

Frank Gaffney

Steve Moore

Andrew McCarthy

Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.)

Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio)

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.)

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.)

Liz Cheney

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)

ACORN videographers James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles

Democratic pollster-turned-Fox News pundit Pat Caddell

The speeches, according to Twitter accounts, provided naught but red meat.

From Pat Caddell:

Elisa Mueller | Elisa Mueller was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to a mother who taught reading and a father who taught film. As a result, she spent an excessive amount of her childhood reading books and watching movies. She went to the University of Kansas for college, where she earned bachelor's degrees in English and journalism. She moved to New York City and worked for Entertainment Weekly magazine for ten years, visiting film sets all over the world.


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