Thursday was a strange day to be a citizen of the Internet. People got into intense arguments about the colors of a dress, a pair of escaped llamas became an instant meme and the Conservative Political Action Committee put out an open call for questions on Twitter.
— CPAC (@CPACnews) February 26, 2015
The request for questions accompanied this week’s kickoff of the group’s annual conference, and the intent was seemingly to get Twitter users involved in a dialogue with speakers. Instead, almost every use of the #CPACQ hashtag Thursday was a joke or a harsh criticism of conservative politics.