Yes, another CPAC post…
The Breitbart Embassy along with NewsMax on Friday hosted a fiesta with a real life mariachi band after the second day of CPAC. The party also featured a full buffet of tacos and two separate bars with beer, sangria and margaritas.
Matt Boyle of Breitbart News, and a perpetual point of FBDC fascination, was seen eating two tacos with nothing but meat on them. This, despite tables laid out with elaborate salsas, sour cream, rice and beans.
At around midnight, Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist took over one of the bars and started serving shots.
Notables: Breitbart News‘s Larry Solov, Kerry Picket and Michael Patrick Leahy; CQ Roll Call‘s Jonathan Strong; National Review‘s John Fund and Betsy Woodruff; BuzzFeed‘s John Stanton; Brian Darling, counsel to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.); and GOProud’s Jimmy LaSalvia (yes, they let him in, despite his group not being allowed at CPAC).
Quotable: “The most diversity here is the mariachi band.”– a partygoer, noting the mostly male, mostly white crowd.
Norquist serving shots [photo via Slate blogger Dave Weigel’s Instagram]:
Lanyard of the late Andrew Breitbart hanging on the fire mantel from CPAC 2012.