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CPAC, the annual cabal of wingnuttery that is the Conservative Political Action Conference, is back! It had Ben Carson and Scott Walker and Ted Cruz promising "patriots" will "reignite the miracle of America" with a new Reagan coalition! The best part: a hashtag inviting regular folks to ask questions that went instantly, horribly, gleefully awry. Samples: "Does life begin at conception for corporations?" and "Should minorities be required to hum a Kenny G song in order to vote?"