Trump faithful gather to plot the ‘greatest’ leader’s second coming

Flanked by a life-sized golden statue of Donald Trump, attendees at the CPAC convention in Florida flout Covid rules and fulminate against the socialist tyrant Joe Biden as well as their less gung-ho Republican colleagues

Kimberly Guilfoyle addresses attendees at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Orlando, Florida

It seems fitting that the CPAC convention, held annually by the American Conservative Union, should be taking place this year in Florida, and even more so that it should be located between the Kennedy Space Centre and Disneyland. Because to the uninitiated, this year’s event seems like something beamed in from another planet.

The reason cited for the decampment from the environs of Washington DC was that none of the hotels in adjacent Virginia or ...