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Liberal NPR’s Odd CPAC Commentary: GOP is ‘Still Awkwardly White’

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) wrapped up on Saturday and NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday felt the need to slam conservatives and its CPAC attendees as “overwhelmingly white.”

It gets worse. Brakkton Booker, a producer for NPR's Washington Desk, posted an online version of the story with the obnoxious headline “Black GOP Stars Rise In A Party That’s Still Awkwardly White." Booker offered a lengthy recap of the party’s "abysmal" standing with minorities.

After detailing the different minority speakers at CPAC, including Dr. Ben Carson and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Brakkton railed against how jokes made by CPAC speakers...

 

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Tim Scott on school choice at CPAC: ‘When the parents have a choice, the kids have a chance’

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott upped his national profile by getting one of the lead-off speaking slots Thursday at the season's largest gathering of conservatives - the CPAC conference outside Washington.

Focusing on education, the South Carolina Republican drew applause when he told the Conservative Political Action Conference that school choice is a parental right...

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