The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a gathering of some 2500 activists, held a straw for president. The winner? Rand Paul, with 31%, nearly three times as many votes as second-place finisher Ted Cruz, with 11%. After the jump, a complete list of how all of the candidates did.
Back in 2013, I said this: “Someone who can attract the internet crowd and pro-lifers and free market business types and evangelicals and peaceniks and the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Streeters has the makings of a paradigm-breaking and very formidable candidate.” [Read more…]