Juxtaposition of the Day: Donald Trump Edition

TV personality Donald Trump leaves the "Live With Regis And Kelly" taping at the ABC Lincoln Center Studios on November 15, 2011 in New York City.
Conservative all-star. Photo: Ray Tamarra/Getty Images

February 26, 2013: "CPAC is like the all-star game for professional athletes; you get invited when you have had an outstanding year." —American Conservative Union president Al Cardenas, explaining why Chris Christie, one of the most popular politicians in the country, was not invited to CPAC, the annual gathering of conservatives. 

March 5, 2013: “I look forward to welcoming him back to the CPAC stage next week. Mr. Trump’s previous CPAC appearance was hugely popular among our attendees and we expect it will be even more popular this year.” —Cardenas today, announcing that Donald Trump, who has apparently had an all-star year, will be speaking at CPAC.