The Inexplicable Case of the Utah Republican Party’s Sunday Press Conference

One of the strangest events of the political year has already happened, and it’s only January 5. Yesterday the Utah Republican Party held a press conference announcing the results of a poll they took and some updates on the status of their opposition to Senate Bill 54. For those who don’t remember, SB 54 created a dual-track path to become a nominee to any political office in Utah. You can either go through caucus and convention or you can now gather signatures to go on a primary ballot. While SB…