October 14, 2007

Finally Online!

And I have a few hours left here in Reno before it's time to crash early; I'll be hitting the road tomorrow at an indecent, un-Joylike hour, and I still have a little bit of "real work" to do for two clients before I crash.

The last attendees and organizations are filtering away from the CLC, aka "Rightoberfest," as I write this. The conference is small, but it has more of a Libertarian orientation than any other convention I've covered as a blogger. An offshoot of "Blogging Man," it's very well-organized. Obviously, I think the GOP ignores the voices of Libertarians/libertarians at its peril, so I'm hoping this particular event grows next year.

I certainly suspect that I'll be here for the whole conference in 2008, rather than just driving down on Friday night! (My drive up here from L.A. is, as they say, a long, sad tale. I selected an inefficient route up here, and I blame either my father or the Jews—I haven't decided which quite yet.)

Posted by Attila Girl at October 14, 2007 03:24 PM | TrackBack

more of a Libertarian orientation

I hate to say it, but you know what that says to me? Paultards are swarming the place.
Let me guess, their Cult Leader will be speaking there?

Posted by: Beth at October 14, 2007 08:26 PM

UGH, I should have clicked the CLC link first.

Although he didnít attend and speak at the 2007 Conservative Leadership Conference himself, R*n P**lís campaign supporters manned a booth in the Exhibit Hall and turned out in sufficient numbers to top the GOP presidential straw poll.

And of course, this means to them that their Dear Leader is teh winnar! Of the primaries! And will be President! And all the world's ills will be cured!

Gag me.

Posted by: Beth at October 14, 2007 08:28 PM

Well, he was represented--just as CPAC was crawling with Romney people, Brownback people, and the rest.

At least one person wearing a Ron Paul pin, however, went up to Root afterward and confessed that Root was really his favorite Libertarian candidate.

I hope he votes his conscience: Root has a lot more going for him than does Ron Paul. If the Libs nominate Root, they'll exert far more pressure on the GOP than if they stick with Paul and "stay fringe."

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