As this past weekend drew to a close, so did CPAC, the largest gathering of conservative activists in the nation, but between the booing of Jeb Bush, panelists faking heart attacks on stage, and a man dressed from the 18th century, the conference is far from ordinary.
Turnout reaches disparaging levels. Baker, Coakley grossly underperforms. With the close of another September primary, there was one question that rested on the minds of many- candidates and voters alike- who participated: "where is everybody?" Poll workers from elections past recall when lines of early voters were exactly that, when the workers didn't outnumber the … Continue reading Not with a Bang, but a Whimper
The Massachusetts Republican Party held its State Convention this past Saturday at Boston University's Agannis Arena, mobilizing the party's small, but devout, membership for the upcoming state elections. Roughly 2,500 delegates crammed into the Arena to hear the Party brass give energetic speeches, set goals for the future, and support candidates they want to see … Continue reading MassGOP Meets in 2014: Bustling and Bedlam in the Back Bay