Sightings: Transformers unexpected guests at CPAC

Yeas and Nays,Politics,Alicia M. Cohn

Good thing there were no metal detectors at CPAC on Thursday, when Optimus Prime and Bumblebee showed up. The two "Transformers" characters -- actually two volunteers who deserve best costume prizes -- were in town to promote the book "How Money Walks," by Travis H. Brown. The gimmick -- that state policies "transform wealth" -- caught plenty of attention, especially since signing up for more information got attendees a free photo with the pair.

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