CPAC 2021 in Orlando: Welcome to the freakshow of Proud Boys, neo-Nazis and reality deniers

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As you surely know (unless you're on a self-imposed news blackout, in which case, we are kinda jealous) CPAC — the Conservative Political Action Conference — came to Orlando this year instead of taking place in its usual Washington, D.C., environs. The convention went down in the Hyatt Regency Orlando, but the action spilled out onto International Drive — action consisting mostly of people yelling at each other. Photographer Dave Decker was on the scene and based on these pictures, it looks like the state of the discourse is ... not great! Ah, democracy.

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| Photos by Dave Decker