Author: paspotlight

Mark Janus heads to Harrisburg

It’s that time of year again: spring has sprung, the days are getting longer, and the who’s who of Pennsylvania’s right-wing politics are descending on Harrisburg for the 2019 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference. Last year, the annual gathering, whose sponsors include The Commonwealth Foundation, the Koch Institute, and other billionaire-funded front groups, brought the alt-right to Harrisburg through featuring Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk, best known for inciting violence on college campuses.This year’s featured guests and sponsors double down on this approach. One of the featured speakers, Jeffrey Lord, was an avowed Trump surrogate on CNN until he posted a...

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