Two years ago, the now-defunct SC blog The Garnet Spy did an ideological happy dance over the intellectual prowess of right-winginess:
CPAC also emphasizes how striking it is that there are so many conservative political rock stars. Liberals don’t have philosophical rock stars; they have to go to Hollywood to get people who pretend for a living to shill for them. Actors and actresses – who depend on scriptwriters to tell them what to say and directors to tell them how to say it – come out in masses to support President Teleprompter.
Where are the Left’s versions of Herman Cain, Ann Coulter, Mike Huckabee, Andrew Breitbart, Carly Fiorina, Sarah Palin, Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, Laura Ingraham, Allen West, Connie Mack and Oliver North?
Who do the Left have? John Kerry? Nancy Pelosi? Harry Reid? Al Sharpton? Rachel Maddow? Keith Olbermann There are rock stars and then there are garage band losers.Two years on, another conclave- Tony Perkins Values Voters Summit (sounds like a "shop against the clock grocery store challenge, doesn't it?)- has nuveiled its rock star lineup: