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CPAC hosts booed for asking attendees to wear masks

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Organizers of the Conservative Political Action Conference were met with boos on Friday morning as they encouraged the crowd inside a Florida hotel ballroom to put on face masks in compliance with the host venue's policies.
The awkward moment unfolded early on the first day of programming at the American Conservative Union's annual confab and represented a confusing shift in rhetoric from prior speakers who uniformly mocked coronavirus-related restrictions in a series of sharply partisan remarks.
Just after former Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel finished his speech by leading the audience in...
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WATCH: CPAC attendees booed and heckled the hosts when asked to wear masks indoors

WATCH: CPAC attendees booed and heckled the hosts when asked to wear masks indoors

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A largely maskless crowd on Friday booed and heckled the hosts of the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida when they were asked to wear masks.
Carly Conley, the conference's events coordinator, said attendees need to obey local coronavirus-related laws and ordinances during their time in the Hyatt Regency hotel in Orlando.
CPAC hosts get heckled after announcing they must comply with the private venue's mask rules, calling it “a downer” and “not the most fun.” pic.twitter.com/dbuhPuzbFu - The Recount February 26, 2021
"Well, as Dan mentioned, we...
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