That conservatives have already soured on Obama and his big spending agenda is understandable, but in flocking to cheer a very charismatic, yet non-specific and vague political figure in Rush Limbaugh, CPAC 2009 wasn’t different from any Obama rally in 2008. Limbaugh used to complain that liberals value “style over substance.” Today, apparently so do conservatives, as even though Limbaugh’s speech possessed all the style and pizzazz of his radio program, it offered no substantive definition of conservatism – other than “our future” being determined by “who wins” between “Republicans and Democrats” – despite what they stand for.

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