The conservative movement's annual jättekonferens CPAC outside of Washington collects in the usual case, a motley crowd of republicans and activists. In this year's edition turned the conference into a unified propagandaevenemang for Donald Trump. The priests on the scene described Trump as ”the chosen of God” and even earlier critics expressed praise on the president. The so-called ”Never Trump”movement, which in previous years had a presence at the conference, seems to have been wiped out completely. In a little over two hours long speech, record for Trump as president, offered a glimpse of the message that can affect the next presidential election.
to hug an american flag pole on the stage, and devoted himself to an often incoherent tirade of attacks against the democrats and political opponents.
– We believe in the american dream, not on a socialist nightmare, " he said, after having described the democrats as socialists.
He sawed climate policy initiatives with the justification that ”when the wind stops blowing, so you'll end on the electricity” and called Candace Owens, a högerextrem activist who recently defended Hitler. He spread a wrong conspiracy theory that abortion doctors kill newborn babies.
, a frequent Trump-critics, compared the disjointed century with the tirades that Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev held at the end of their political careers. But among the audience at CPAC was Trump received with resounding cheers.
Senator Lindsay Graham, as a long time was the party's strongest Trump-critics in the senate, held a full hyllningstal to the president.
"He is a hell of commander in chief," said Graham, before cheering audience.
the Unity of the party is remarkable after a winter when Trump praised north korea dictator Kim Jong-Un, have been charged for serious criminal offences, fraud and corruption of their most long-standing employee, Michael Cohen.