Republicans Control Washington. But At Two Denver Gatherings, Some Conservatives Aren’t Happy.
Republicans control Washington. But at two Denver gatherings, some conservatives aren’t happy.
With Republicans in charge of both chambers of Congress and the presidency for the first time since 2007, there was supposed to be a lot to celebrate this week when two of the nation’s premier conservative conferences met in Downtown Denver.
Instead? Speakers at the Western Conservative Summit and American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual meeting have been saying things like this:
“You would think that some sorcerer had taken some of those unemployed clowns from the Ringling Bros. and put them in the U.S. Senate,” said Steve Forbes, publisher of the conservative business magazine that shares his name. “ …