MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough went after Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley on Monday over the content of their speeches at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida. In the opening segment of “Morning Joe,” Scarborough, along with co-host Mika Brzezinski, railed against Hawley and Cruz for “attacking country club types” and those who went to Ivy League schools, while calling them “elitists” who also went to ivy league schools. (RELATED: Josh Hawley ‘Just May Well Be The Dumbest Man In America,’ Says Joe Scarborough After Senator Loses Book Deal) “First you had Ted Cruz, Mr. a nti-elitist who went to P rinceton and Harvard. And t hen you had Josh Hawley, Mr. a nti-elitist who … went to Yale and then Stanford,” Scarborough began. “ And then you have Donald Trump again, Mr. populist, who not only went to an Ivy League school, but now lives at a country club … You say the Democrats are like … [Read more...] about ‘You Lie So Shamelessly’: Joe Scarborough Rails Against ‘Anti-Intellectual BS’ Of Cruz, Hawley At CPAC
close Video Tom Cotton speaks at CPAC: Liberals want to replace our history In his address to the annual CPAC gathering, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., criticizes liberals trying to rewrite history, COVID lockdowns, and the New York Times' meltdown over his op-ed. If I were running against a Democrat in 2022, I would not talk about how Donald Trump ’s policies delivered record-low poverty in the U.S., or Joe Biden’s dangerous and disingenuous $1.9 trillion "rescue" bill. I wouldn’t even rail about the Biden administration locking up children who have entered the country illegally, though it would be tempting, after the hysteria that met President Trump’s immigration policies. No, if I wanted to defeat a Democrat, I’d talk about Dr. Seuss. If you haven’t heard, Dr. Seuss is being canceled . The same boneheads who claim that the "mister" in Mr. Potato Head is overly "exclusive," that Aunt Jemima syrup encouraged racial stereotyping, that math is a … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: CPAC blasts cancel culture – could the attacks on Dr. Seuss be the tipping point?
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 29 points and nine assists, and the Miami Heat took advantage of Zion Williamson’s absence to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 103-93 on Thursday night. With a repertoire of strong inside moves and accurate mid-range shooting, Butler made 10 of 14 shots and eight of nine free throws to help the Heat keep the Pelicans at bay. Butler added a late step-back 3 to give him 10 points during an 11-2 run that put Miami up 98-87 with 2:50 to go. READ MORE: Plantation Man Accused Of Scamming $300,000 From Elderly Residents Kelly Olynyk hit his first four 3-point shots and finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Goran Dragic scored nine of his 13 points in the second half for Miami. Brandon Ingram scored 17 points and Steven Adams scored 15 for New Orleans. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 13 and Josh Hart 12 for the Pelicans. Hart, normally a reserve, was inserted in the starting lineup after Williamson was scratched because of a toe injury. … [Read more...] about Butler Takes Over, Heat Top Pelicans 103-93
close Video DeSantis on keeping business and schools open despite ‘opposition by corporate media’ Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis discusses the Sunshine State keeping businesses and schools open despite pushback from ‘corporate media.' Former President Trump easily topped the field in the GOP presidential nomination straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), but another big winner at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists and leaders was Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Trump, as expected, easily won the straw poll of CPAC attendees, with 55% support in the hypothetical 2024 Republican primary matchup. DeSantis, who finished in second place with 21% support, was the only other Republican to reach double digits. THE 5 BIGGEST MOMENTS AT CPAC "Twenty-one percent is a pretty impressive number when you’re up against President Trump," Fox News contributor and veteran GOP consultant Karl Rove noted. … [Read more...] about DeSantis, Noem are breakout stars at CPAC, but Trump maintains grip on party
close Video DeSantis: Florida's push for 'focused protection' of elderly 'mitigated' mortality Florida Governor Ron DeSantis joins 'Life, Liberty & Levin' to discuss his state's, Trump's response to COVID-19 pandemic, To state the obvious: Former President Trump remains the dominant force in the GOP and the most popular figure among Republican voters. As Trump flirts with a 2024 presidential run to regain the White House, the early data clearly shows that if the nomination race were held today, the former president would be the overwhelming favorite. DESANTIS, NOEM ARE THE BREAKOUT STARS AT CPAC Without Trump in the race, a new survey conducted by a GOP pollster who worked on Trump’s 2016 campaign and the then-president’s 2020 reelection campaign, points to former Vice President Mike Pence and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as the early favorites in what may end up being a large field of GOP White House hopefuls. … [Read more...] about DeSantis, Pence top 2024 Republican primary surveys – if Trump doesn’t run