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List Rules Vote up the political pundits and commentators who are the most unhinged and outrageous regardless of their political affiliation.

This is a bipartisan list of the most over-the-top, spittle-stained, fist-thumping, hyperbolic political pundits of all time. Speakers, writers, TV personalities or radio hosts, each of these people has a special place in the Hallowed Halls of Overblown Rhetoric. The most obnoxious political pundits have a partisan point of view, and they are not afraid to share it!

Odds are if you hate annoying politicians, you already know and detest these obnoxious pundits. This list of political commentators includes men and women, Democrats, Republicans and Independents. If you see someone missing from this list, add them! Or just rank those that are already here as you see fit.

So who are the most obnoxious political pundits? This list will answer that question based on your votes.

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Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Al Sharpton Politics Nation with Al Sharpton, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, Sharp Talk

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2,207 1,622
Rush Limbaugh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Rush Limbaugh Forget Paris, Sunday NFL Countdown, The Rush Limbaugh Show

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2,158 1,507
Glenn Beck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Glenn Beck Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Strange Brew

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2,055 1,063
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Jesse Jackson Both Sides with Jesse Jackson, Split: A Divided America, Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory

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1,938 1,409
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Bill O'Reilly Inside Edition, The O'Reilly Factor, The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium: O'Reilly vs. Stewart 2012

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2,101 1,407
Ann Coulter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ann Coulter Fahrenhype 9/11, Hannity, Red Eye w/Tom Shillue

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1,973 1,372
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Sarah Palin Sarah Palin: You Betcha!, Sarah Palin's Alaska, Big Miracle

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1,854 1,006
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Karl Rove The O'Reilly Factor, Last Man Standing: Politics Texas Style, Journeys with George

9
1,751 1,022
Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Keith Olbermann SportsCenter, 30 for 30, MSNBC Live

10
1,682 981
Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Chris Matthews Hardball with Chris Matthews, The Chris Matthews Show, Morning Glory

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1,830 1,291
Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Sean Hannity Hannity, Hannity & Colmes, This Divided State

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1,779 1,203
Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Bill Maher Real Time with Bill Maher, Religulous, Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home

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1,548 1,112
Ted Nugent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ted Nugent Dazed and Confused, Superbad, The Heat

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701 278
Louis Farrakhan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Louis Farrakhan

The Best Political Nicknames

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1,096 564
Piers Morgan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ryuo added Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Tonight, Piers Morgan's Life Stories, Britain's Got Talent

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642 328
Joy Behar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Joy Behar The View, The Joy Behar Show, Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story

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1,318 913
Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Arianna Huffington Saturday Night at the Mill, Bhutto, To the Contrary

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1,516 1,008
Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Rachel Maddow The Rachel Maddow Show, The McVeigh Tapes: Confessions of an American Terrorist, The Assassination of Dr. Tiller

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753 394
Michael Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Michael Moore Bowling for Columbine, Sicko, Roger & Me

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1,070 817
Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Michael Savage Miss Representation, The Savage Nation, The O'Reilly Factor

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841 539
Maureen Dowd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

The Worst U.S. Presidents

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1,171 869
James Carville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
James Carville Wedding Crashers, Old School, The Muppets

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536 268
Alex Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ImperialStorm added Alex Jones Infowars Nightly News with Alex Jones, TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism, Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement

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599 374
Ed Schultz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ed Schultz Dog Jack, The Ed Show

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554 295
Melissa Harris-Perry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

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1,094 1,006
Tucker Carlson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Tucker Carlson Fox and Friends, Split: A Divided America, Hannity

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724 485
Joe Scarborough is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
sebbzor added Joe Scarborough Morning Joe, Scarborough Country

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759 587
Meghan McCain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

The Best Political Podcasts

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811 585
Dick Morris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Dick Morris Fahrenhype 9/11

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394 276
Michele Bachmann is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Michele Bachmann Xivilus, Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie, Hannity

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793 572
William Kristol is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
William Kristol The Power of Nightmares, Fox News Sunday, Special Report with Bret Baier

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565 349
Martin Bashir is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ryuo added Martin Bashir Dateline NBC, Nightline, Panorama

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983 816
Pat Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Pat Buchanan The McLaughlin Group, An Unreasonable Man, 1968 with Tom Brokaw

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864 881
Lou Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Lou Dobbs Koyaanisqatsi, State of Play, Lou Dobbs Tonight

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752 481
Donna Brazile is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Donna Brazile This Week

Celebrities With Problem Children

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428 262
Wolf Blitzer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Wolf Blitzer Skyfall, The Situation Room, CNN Newsroom

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284 133
Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Geraldo Rivera Geraldo at Large, The O'Reilly Factor, Grumpier Old Men

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614 393
Eleanor Clift is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Eleanor Clift Independence Day, Dave, The McLaughlin Group

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694 549
Juan Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Juan Williams Atlas Shrugged: Part II, Fox News Sunday, The Five

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552 374
David Axelrod is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
David Axelrod The Road We've Traveled

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346 210
Cenk Uygur is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Cenk Uygur The Dylan Ratigan Show, The Young Turks

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313 185
Don Lemon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Don Lemon The Big Brass Ring, CNN Newsroom

The Best Way to Fix The American Political System

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335 201
Lawrence O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Lawrence O'Donnell

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624 529
Noam Chomsky is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
sebbzor added Noam Chomsky L'encerclement - La démocratie dans les rets du néolibéralisme, The U.S. vs. John Lennon, Noam Chomsky: Distorted Morality

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789 713
Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
JacobCuellar added Anderson Cooper Anderson Cooper 360°, 60 Minutes, Anderson Live

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737 732
Oliver North is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Oliver North War Stories with Oliver North

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469 407
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
bearstillrae added Jon Stewart The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The 78th Annual Academy Awards

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286 160
Bob Beckel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Bob Beckel Atlas Shrugged: Part II, The Five

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569 403
Chuck Todd is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Chuck Todd NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, Morning Joe

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206 131
Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Brian Williams NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, NBC News Decision 2010, Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall