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Public opinion data points for Texas Conservatives as CPAC lands in Dallas

| By: Jim Henson

The Conservative Political Action Conference, meeting in Dallas August 4-7, bills itself as β€œthe largest and most influential gathering of conservatives in the world.” Marketing aside, the marquee speakers at this years Dallas confab – former U.S. president Donald Trump and Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban – testify to how powerful currents of authoritarianism and nativism are bringing to the surface a unabashedly reactionary resurgence within mainstream conservatism in the U.S. and Europe.