Greetings from Conservative Political Action Conference, the nation’s premiere conservative meeting place for politicians hawking books and young Republicans looking to have a good time. What better place could there be from which to cover tonight’s GOP debate, live from Detroit? Ostensibly Detroit, but that’s a lot further away and frankly I doubt we’d get credentials anyway.
Instead I’m here at the home of the convention, Maryland’s Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, where I’m joined by Jezebel reporter Anna Merlan. Together, we’re liveblogging the GOP debate from a banquet table deep inside a convention center ballroom filled with Republicans. What could go wrong?