Sounds like there were some good and bad at CPAC 2013 this year.
Some weren't invited - like jihad warrior Pamela Geller. That was disappointing. The 'organizers' were most likely too influenced by 'establishment' or 'moderate' or 'Islamic sympathizer' types.
But there were some very motivational speeches - Sen Rand Paul, Dr. Ben Carson and Lt.Col Allen West - some of the good ones.
And Sarah Palin: