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Wacko patrol: America's 25 scariest conservatives

The Phoenix ranks the individuals who will hold the most sway over the right-wing message machine in 2009, and beyond.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 3, 2008

2) RICHARD LOWRY, EDITOR, NATIONAL REVIEW
Lowry, who insists that waterboarding is not torture and who blogged that Palin winked to him personally during her debate, is the guy who decides which knee-jerk reactionary simpletons — currently including Jonah Goldberg, Kathryn Jean Lopez, Mark R. Levin, Andy McCarthy, Ed Whelan, Byron York, Stanley Kurtz, Michael Ledeen, and Michael Barone — get read by every conservative in the country.

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