Last February, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) featured then-President Donald Trump memorably groping an American flag as he gave himself an “A- plus-plus-plus ”for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic (“ Everything is under control ”) The 2020 conference also featured a prankster disguised as Trump interrupting then-vice president Mike Pence This prankster turned himself turned out to be Sacha Baron Cohen, who was filming a bit for his then-secret sequel “Borat”

We have just learned that someone we invited to CPAC has expressed objectionable views that have no place in our conference or organization The individual will not attend our conference

The tweet did not name the individual, but earlier today CPAC canceled a speaker named Young Pharaoh because of his habit of making anti-Semitic statements; these comments were discovered by the progressive watchdog group Media Matters The young Pharaoh called Judaism a “complete lie”, used the phrase “thief of false Jews” and wrote on Twitter that “all the censorship of pedophilia & on social media is made by Israeli Jews”

Other speakers expected to appear at this year’s conference include a return visit from Trump, who lied about the 2020 election and then instigated a violent insurgency against the U.S government; Wayne Dupree, who claimed the Sandy Hook School massacre was a “hoax” by “crisis actors” and other lies; and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), who was accused of covering up a sexually abusive doctor while he was a wrestling coach at Ohio State University, among others

In other words, many believed that the “individual” who had “expressed objectionable views” could have been just about anyone on the guest list. Twitter critics had a day in the field with the cancellation of the “America Uncanceled” event and mockingly trying to guess “the individual”:

Dear @CPAC: Are you referring to the reprehensible opinion that the election was stolen? Where to find 11,780 votes? Or stay with a white nationalist group? So many choices https: // tco / 3YfTXgv0aY

It’s CPAC, so I guess they mean someone accidentally said kids shouldn’t starve or something https: // tco / YOEvCK2Pyb

If “expressing objectionable opinions” is the norm, you might as well show cartoons for three days, as no one will be qualified to participate

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