3) Sarah Palin: The former VP candidate has a fanatical following, regularly makes news for her attacks on the Obama Administration, and did more to get women elected in 2010 than any one human being ever has before in a single election cycle. Palin has enormous juice, but the key question is always, “What is she going to do with it? Run for office? Get other Republicans elected? Become the conservative Oprah?” Time will tell.
2) Matt Drudge:The Drudge Report isn’t just an important news site; it’s an agenda-setter. If Drudge decides it’s a big story, it shows up EVERYWHERE.
1) Rush Limbaugh: He’s the biggest right wing talk radio host in America, a generation of conservatives grew up listening to him, and he’s capable of making news, killing legislation, and selling tens of thousands of books any time he opens his mouth. cc: The 25 Most Influential Politician On The Right