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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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1,985 963
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

The Best Political Nicknames The Worst U.S. Presidents

2
1,826 910
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 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

3
1,923 1,349
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

4
1,893 1,426
Rush Limbaugh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Rush Limbaugh Forget Paris, Sunday NFL Countdown, The Rush Limbaugh Show

5
1,646 888
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Karl Rove The O'Reilly Factor, Last Man Standing: Politics Texas Style, Journeys with George

6
1,553 884
Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Keith Olbermann SportsCenter, 30 for 30, MSNBC Live

7
1,803 1,246
Ann Coulter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ann Coulter Fahrenhype 9/11, Hannity, Red Eye w/Tom Shillue

8
1,665 1,248
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 8 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

9
1,715 1,220
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Sarah Palin Sarah Palin: You Betcha!, Sarah Palin's Alaska, Big Miracle

10
1,503 852
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

11
1,544 1,141
Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Sean Hannity Hannity, Hannity & Colmes, This Divided State

12
1,560 1,055
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

13
1,323 1,005
Ted Nugent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ted Nugent Dazed and Confused, Superbad, The Heat

14
915 477
Piers Morgan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ryuo added Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Tonight, Piers Morgan's Life Stories, Britain's Got Talent

15
502 200
Louis Farrakhan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Louis Farrakhan

The Best Political Podcasts 33 Celebrities with Problem Children

16
447 231
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

17
1,304 867
Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 17 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

18
548 278
Michael Moore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Michael Moore Bowling for Columbine, Sicko, Roger & Me

19
1,204 827
Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Arianna Huffington Saturday Night at the Mill, Bhutto, To the Contrary

20
786 475
Maureen Dowd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

21
962 741
Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Michael Savage Miss Representation, The Savage Nation, The O'Reilly Factor

22
1,074 787
James Carville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
James Carville Wedding Crashers, Old School, The Muppets

23
480 234
Melissa Harris-Perry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

24
506 298
Martin Bashir is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ryuo added Martin Bashir Dateline NBC, Nightline, Panorama

25
940 862
Tucker Carlson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Tucker Carlson Fox and Friends, Split: A Divided America, Hannity

26
608 406
Joe Scarborough is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
sebbzor added Joe Scarborough Morning Joe, Scarborough Country

27
682 508
Meghan McCain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

28
524 335
Ed Schultz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Ed Schultz Dog Jack, The Ed Show

29
725 519
William Kristol is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
William Kristol The Power of Nightmares, Fox News Sunday, Special Report with Bret Baier

The Best Way to Fix The American Political System Things You Should Know How to Do Before You Turn 30

30
743 537
Dick Morris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Dick Morris Fahrenhype 9/11

31
888 756
Pat Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Pat Buchanan The McLaughlin Group, An Unreasonable Man, 1968 with Tom Brokaw

32
643 413
Donna Brazile is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Donna Brazile This Week

33
772 814
Lou Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Lou Dobbs Koyaanisqatsi, State of Play, Lou Dobbs Tonight

34
292 216
Michele Bachmann is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Michele Bachmann Xivilus, Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie, Hannity

35
318 191
Wolf Blitzer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Wolf Blitzer Skyfall, The Situation Room, CNN Newsroom

36
581 354
Eleanor Clift is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Eleanor Clift Independence Day, Dave, The McLaughlin Group

37
629 493
Juan Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Juan Williams Atlas Shrugged: Part II, Fox News Sunday, The Five

38
494 330
David Axelrod is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
David Axelrod The Road We've Traveled

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567 462
Noam Chomsky is listed (or ranked) 39 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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225 120
Don Lemon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Don Lemon The Big Brass Ring, CNN Newsroom

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269 149
Lawrence O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Lawrence O'Donnell

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670 625
Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
JacobCuellar added Anderson Cooper Anderson Cooper 360°, 60 Minutes, Anderson Live

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258 168
Cenk Uygur is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Cenk Uygur The Dylan Ratigan Show, The Young Turks

The Most Sexist Political Outbursts of All Time The Best Military Movies

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366 310
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 44 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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332 222
Alex Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 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^! New World Order

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661 671
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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167 81
Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Geraldo Rivera Geraldo at Large^! The O'Reilly Factor^! Grumpier Old Men^! Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook

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508 364
Chuck Todd is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
Chuck Todd NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, Morning Joe

49
387 341
Dee Dee Myers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

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90 39
Anita Sarkeesian is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits
ConnorRichardson added Anita Sarkeesian