Could This CPAC Race Event Have Gone Any Worse?

"Trump the Race Card: Are You Sick and Tired of Being Called a Racist When You Know You're Not One?" If you think that session title sounds like the beginning of an unproductive screaming match, you may be right. 

TPM/Benjay Sarlin
TPM/Benjay Sarlin

Smith responded that Douglass forgave his slavemaster.

“For giving him food? And shelter?” Terry said.

At this point the event devolved into a mess of shouting. Organizers calmed things down by asking everyone to “take the debate outside after the presentation.”

Brown, who took offense at the suggestion modern Democrats were descendants of the KKK, tried to ask a question later once things finally calmed down. She was booed and screamed at by audience members.

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