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  1. 1. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 1 of 8Andrew BreitbartFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaAndrew Breitbart (ɇEUDǰWEǗUW; February 1, 1969 –March 1, 2012) was an American publisher,[1] [1] Andrew Breitbartcommentator for The Washington Times, author,[2]and occasional guest commentator[3] [4] [5] on variousnews programs, who served as an editor for theDrudge Report website[6] . He was a researcher for g pArianna Huffington, and helped launch her webpublication The Huffington Post.[7] [7He owned the news aggregation site,,and five other websites:, Big Hollywood,Big Government, Big Journalism, and Big Peace. He g g gplayed key roles in the Anthony Weiner sextingp y y y gscandal, the resignation of Shirley Sherrod, and the g yACORN 2009 undercover videos controversy. Andrew Breitbart speaking at CPAC on February 10, 2012. Contents Born February 1, 1969 Ŷ 1 Early life Los Angeles, California, U.S. Ŷ 2 Public life Ŷ 2.1 Authorship, research and reporting Died March 1, 2012 (aged 43) Ŷ 2.2 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Ŷ 2.3 Commentaries Residence Westwood, Los Angeles, Ŷ 2.4 Activism Ŷ 3 Personal life California, U.S. Ŷ 4 Death Alma mater Tulane University (B.A.) Ŷ 5 Authored books Ŷ 6 References Occupation Writer, Columnist, Publisher Ŷ 7 External links Spouse Susannah Bean (m. 1997–2012); 4 childrenEarly lifeBreitbart was the adopted son of Gerald and Arlene Breitbart, a restaurant owner and bankerrespectively, and grew up in upscale Brentwood, Los Angeles. He was raised Jewish (his adoptivemother had converted to Judaism when marrying his adoptive father).[8][9] He had explained that hisbirth certificate indicated his biological father was a folk singer. He was ethnically Irish by birth, and hisadopted sister is Hispanic.[8] 8/15/2012
  2. 2. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 2 of 8While in high school, Breitbart was a pizza delivery driver; he sometimes delivered to celebrities such asJudge Reinhold.[10] He earned a B.A. in American studies from Tulane University in 1991, graduatingwith no sense of [his] future whatsoever.[11] His early jobs included a stint at cable channel E!Entertainment Television, working for the companys online magazine, and some time in filmproduction.[9]Previously left-leaning in his politics, Breitbart changed his political views after experiencing anepiphany during the late 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas whowas charged with sexual harassment; Breitbart later described himself as a Reagan conservative withlibertarian sympathies.[1]Listening to AM [radio] professors like Rush Limbaugh helped Brietbart refine his political andphilosophical positions, igniting an interest in learning that he had suppressed due to his distaste for thenihilistic musings of dead critical theorists[12] that had dominated his studies at Tulane. In this eraBreitbart also read Camille Paglias book Sexual Personae (1990), a massive survey of Western art,literature and culture from ancient Egypt to the 20th Century, which, he wrote, made me realize howlittle I really had learned in college.[13]Public lifeAuthorship, research and reportingIn 1995 Breitbart saw the Drudge Report and was so impressed that he emailed Matt Drudge. Breitbartsaid, I thought what he was doing was by far the coolest thing on the Internet. And I still do.[7]Breitbart described himself as Matt Drudges bitch[14] and selected and posted links to other news wiresources. Later Matt Drudge introduced him to Arianna Huffington (when she was still a Republican)[9]and Breitbart subsequently assisted her in creating her website.Breitbarts work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, National Review Online and the Weekly pStandard Online, among others. He wrote a weekly column for The Washington Times, which also g y gappeared at Real Clear Politics. Breitbart also co-wrote the book Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chicin Babylon with Mark Ebner, a book that is highly critical of U.S. celebrity culture.[15] On January 19, y g y f y [15] y2011, the conservative gay rights group GOProud announced Breitbart had joined its Advisory Council.[16]In April 2011 Grand Central Publishing released Breitbarts book, Righteous Indignation: Excuse MeWhile I Save the World, in which he discussed his own political evolution and the part he took in the riseof new media, most notably at the Drudge Report and The Huffington Post.In June 2011 Breitbarts websites broke the story that congressman Anthony Weiner was sending womenrevealing photographs of himself.[17] Main article: Breitbart.comBreitbart launched his first website as a news site; it is sometimes linked to by the Drudge Report andother websites. It has wire stories from the Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse, Fox News,PR Newswire, and U.S. Newswire, as well as direct links to a number of major international 8/15/2012
  3. 3. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 3 of 8newspapers. Its Blog Network links tend to run to the right within the U.S. political spectrum[citation needed] (e.g., National Review and The site also has a search engine powered byLingospot and a finance channel powered by FinancialContent. In 2007, Breitbart launched a videoblog,[18]CommentariesBreitbart appeared as a commentator on Real Time with Bill Maher and Dennis Miller. In 2004 he was aguest commentator on Fox News Channels morning show and frequently appeared as a guest paneliston Fox Newss late night program, Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. Breitbart also appeared as a commentatorin the 2004 documentary Michael Moore Hates America.[19]On October 22, 2009, Breitbart appeared on the C-SPAN program Washington Journal. He gave hisopinions on the mainstream media, Hollywood, the Obama Administration and his personal politicalviews, having heated debates with several callers.[1]In the hours immediately following Senator Ted Kennedys death, Breitbart called Kennedy a villain, aduplicitous bastard, a prick[20] and a special pile of human excrement.[21][22]In February 2010 Breitbart received the Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Award during the ConservativePolitical Action Conference in Washington, D.C. During his acceptance speech, he responded directly toaccusations by New York Times reporter Kate Zernike that Jason Mattera, a young conservative activist,had been using racial tones in his allusions to President Barack Obama, and had spoken in a ChrisRock voice. From the podium, Breitbart called Zernike a despicable human being for having madesuch allegations about Matteras New York accent.[23] At the same conference, Breitbart was also filmedsaying to journalist Max Blumenthal that he found him to be a jerk, and a despicable human beingdue to a blog entry posted by Blumenthal.[24]Activism Main article: Tea party movementBreitbart often appeared as a speaker at Tea Party movement events across the U.S. For example, pp p y pBreitbart was a keynote speaker at the first National Tea Party Convention at Gaylord Opryland Hotel in pNashville on February 6, 2010.[25] Breitbart later involved himself in a controversy over homophobic y [25] y pand alleged racial slurs being used at a March 20, 2010, rally at the United States Capitol in Washington, g g y pD.C., by asserting that slurs were never used, and that It was a set-up by Nancy Pelosi and the y gDemocratic Party. Breitbart offered to donate $100,000 to the United Negro College Fund for any y g g yaudio/video footage of the N-word being hurled, claiming that the several Congressmen made it up. g g g g pBreitbart insisted Congressman John Lewis and several other witnesses were forced to lie, concluding g gthat Nancy Pelosi did a great disservice to a great civil rights icon by thrusting him out there to perform y g g g y g pthis mischievous task. His reputation is now on the line as a result of her desperation to take down theTea Party movement.[26][27] [2In February 2012 a YouTube video showed Breitbart yelling at Occupy D.C. protesters outside aWashington D.C. hotel hosting a Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The video showedsecurity escorting Breitbart back to the hotel while he told the protestors to behave yourself, and 8/15/2012
  4. 4. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 4 of 8alluding to reported assaults of women at Occupy encampments, he repeatedly yelled stop rapingpeople and called the protestors filthy, filthy, raping, murdering freaks!”. David Carr said with theincident Briebart had caused his last viral storm on the Web.[28][29]Personal lifeBreitbart was married to Susannah Bean, the daughter of actor Orson Bean, and had four children.[7][30]DeathOn March 1, 2012, Breitbart collapsed while walking in Brentwood. He was rushed to Ronald ReaganUCLA Medical Center, where he later died.[31] He was 43 years old. An autopsy by the Los Angeles [31] py yCounty Coroners Office showed that he had cardiomegaly and died of heart failure.[32] The toxicology y g y [32]report showed No prescription or illicit drugs were detected. The blood alcohol was .04%. Nosignificant trauma was present and foul play is not suspected.[32] Personal friend of Breitbart, Bill [3Whittle, had said that Breitbart had a serious heart attack just months before his passing.[33]In remembrance, Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrichpraised Breitbart.[34] Santorum called Breitbarts passing a huge loss that strongly affected him,[34][35]while Romney said Breitbart was a fearless conservative, and Gingrich called him the mostinnovative pioneer in conservative activist social media in America....[34]His funeral was held March 6, 2012, at a Jewish cemetery in West Los Angeles. Attendees included hisfather-in-law Orson Bean, Matt Drudge, Herman Cain, Thaddeus McCotter, Greg Gutfeld, EdMorrissey, Guy Benson, and Rob Long.[36][37][38]Authored books Ŷ Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World ( id=SUPaO3y-hqkCpg=PT2dq#v=onepageqf=false) . Grand Central Publishing. April 15, 2011. ISBN 978-0-446-57282-8. hqkCpg=PT2dq#v=onepageqf=false. Ŷ With Ebner, Mark C. (March 10, 2005). Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon – The Case Against Celebrity. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-471-70624-3.References 1. ^ a b c Andrew Breitbart, Publisher ( C- SPAN, October 22, 2009. Breitbart referred to the Democrat-media complex several times... 2. ^ Chideya, Farai. Semper Fi Media ( , National Public Radio, September 14, 2007. Accessed 2011-06-10. The other person on the panel was Andrew Breitbart, who runs, a news aggregator. 3. ^ Angry Alec Baldwin ( . The Sean Hannity Show. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 4. ^ Andrew Breitbart Reveals Weiner Photo ( videos/389133/june-09-2011/andrew-breitbart-reveals-weiner-photo) . The Colbert Report. 8/15/2012
  5. 5. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 5 of 8 weiner-photo. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 5. ^ Michael Eric Dyson RIPS Andrew Breitbart On Bill Maher Show ( Eric-Dyson-RIPS-Andrew-Breitbart-On-Bill-Maher-Show.aspx?bcmediaid=2228554b-faa8-41ad-ab92- 6a77eb082ca8) . Dime Wars. Bill-Maher-Show.aspx?bcmediaid=2228554b-faa8-41ad-ab92-6a77eb082ca8. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 6. ^ Ng, Christina. Publisher and Author Andrew Breitbart Dead ( -publisher-author-dead/story?id=15824337#.UCsmqJZSTsY) . ABC News. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 7. ^ a b c has Drudge to thank for its success ( -thank-for-its-success---page-2/2100-1025_3-5976096-2.html) . Cnet news. November 2005. 2.html. Retrieved July 29, 2009. 8. ^ a b Big Breitbart: Andrew Breitbart is messing with you. – By Christopher Beam – Slate Magazine ( . Archived ( from the original on March 22 2010. Retrieved March 17, 2010. 9. ^ a b c Taranto, James (October 16, 2009). The Weekend Interview With Andrew Breitbart: Taking On the Democrat-Media Complex – ( mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_opinion) . The Wall Street Journal. Archived ( mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_opinion) from the original on October 20 2009. mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_opinion. Retrieved October 18, 2009. 10. ^ Righteous Indignation, page 17 11. ^ McCain, Robert Stacy (May 29, 2007). News addict gets his fix ( . The Washington Times. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 12. ^ Righteous Indignation, p. 36 13. ^ Righteous Indignation, p. 36 14. ^ Lists: Whats Your Source for That? Where Andrew Breitbart gets his information. ( . Archived ( from the original on September 19 2008. Retrieved October 1, 2008. 15. ^ Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon—The Case Against Celebrity ( , John Wiley Sons 16. ^ Conservative Media Mogul Andrew Breitbart to Join GOProuds Advisory Council ( 99s-advisory-council/) . January 21, 2011. andrew-breitbart-to-join-goproud%E2%80%99s-advisory-council/. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 17. ^ Daly, Corbett D. Conservative website posts private pictures of Anthony Weiner ( . CBS News. June 6, 2011. 18. ^ Owen, Rob. The next wave: Ex-WTAE anchor Scott Baker changes channel to run Web news site ( , Post-Gazette 19. ^ National Review Online ( ref=/comment/leigh200409210824.asp) . Retrieved November 2, 2009. 20. ^ Not all Kennedy critics hold fire ( . Archived ( from the original on August 27 2009. Retrieved August 26, 2009. 8/15/2012
  6. 6. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 6 of 8 21. ^ Compromise: what Pennsylvania lawmakers could learn from Ted Kennedy ( (editorial), The Patriot-News (Pennsylvania), August 28, 2009. Retrieved September 24, 2009. 22. ^ Opinion: Ted Kennedy, the liberal adversary to the conservative movement ( . Archived ( from the original on October 03 2009. Retrieved September 24, 2009. 23. ^ Benson, Guy. The New York Times Owes Jason Mattera an Apology ( , Big Journalism, February 19, 2010. 24. ^ Max Blumenthal confronted by Andrew Breitbart and Larry OConnor/Stage right at CPAC 10 ( . YouTube. February 20, 2010. Retrieved March 1, 2012. 25. ^ Breitbart Keynote Part 1 of 4, Nashville, February 2010 ( v=_D2YLnaTr6w/) Part 2 ( Part 3 ( Part 4 ( v=jJZmKGE6tdE/) 26. ^ Breitbart, Andrew (April 2, 2010). Barack Obamas Helter-Skelter, Insane Clown Posse, Alinsky Plans to Deconstruct America ( -clown-posse-alinsky-planes-to-deconstruct-america/) . Big Journalism. planes-to-deconstruct-america/. 27. ^ Alexander, Andrew (April 11, 2010). Allegations of spitting and slurs at Capitol protest merit more reporting ( . Washington Post. dyn/content/article/2010/04/09/AR2010040903716.html. Retrieved April 14, 2010. 28. ^ Carr, David (April 13, 2012). The Life and Death of Andrew Breitbart ( pagewanted=all) . The New York Times. death-of-andrew-breitbart.html?pagewanted=all. 29. ^ Sources that describe the confrontation with Occupy protesters at CPAC 2012: Ŷ The Web is Talking About Andrew Breitbarts Occupy D.C. Freakout ( freakout/48598/) , by Seth Abramovitch, The Atlantic, Feb 12, 2012 Ŷ Eighty-Seven Seconds of Andrew Breitbart Yelling ( by David Weigel, Slate, Feb. 11, 2012 Ŷ WATCH: Andrew Breitbart LOSES It On Occupy Wall Street Protesters ( bloggers) , by Grace Wyler, Business Insider, March 6, 2012 Ŷ Andrew Breitbart Dies: Most Controversial Moments (Video) ( -video.html) , by The Daily Beast, Mar 1, 2012 Ŷ Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43 ( , by Kat Stoeffel and Hunter Walker, The New York Observer, 3/01/2012 Ŷ EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Blogger Andrew Breitbart to Occupiers: ‘Stop Raping People!’ ( by Emily Crockett, Campus Progress, February 10, 2012 Ŷ Andrew Breitbart Confronts Occupy Crowd At CPAC, Demands They ‘Stop Raping People’ ( they-stop-raping-people/) , by Frances Martel, Mediaite, March 1, 2012 Ŷ Right-Wing Blog Mogul Andrew Breitbart Flips Out at Occupy D.C. Outside CPAC ( , by Benjamin R. Freed, DCist, February 10, 2012 Ŷ Occupiers Berated By Breitbart; Times Looks At Movements Next Moves ( , by Esther Zuckerman, The Village Voice, Feb. 11, 2012 8/15/2012
  7. 7. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 7 of 8 30. ^ Orson Bean (November 2005). Sgt. Curtis Massey Was 41 ( . Cnet news. Retrieved July 29, 2009. 31. ^ Ng, Christina (March 1, 2012). Publisher and Author Andrew Breitbart Dead ( . 32. ^ a b (April 20, 2012). Coroner: Breitbart Died of Heart Failure ( Failure) . Failure. 33. ^ IN MEMORIAM, ANDREW BREITBART: PJTV Remembers a True Patriot and Friend (!) . PJ Media. Event occurs at 1:48.!. Retrieved April 24, 2012. 34. ^ a b c Beth Fouhey and Philip Elliott (March 6, 2012). Limbaugh and the GOP: The media stars and politics ( politics/agdmwrt/?page=3) . Associated Press. p. 3. gop-the-media-stars-and-politics/agdmwrt/?page=3. Retrieved March 6, 2012. 35. ^ ( 100/2012/03/01/gIQAqm8qkR_video.html) CBS News, March 1. 2012. 100/2012/03/01/gIQAqm8qkR_video.html. 36. ^ Lileks, James; Long, Rob; Robinson, Peter (March 8, 2012). [ Happiest-City Episode 109: The 9th Happiest City]. Interview with James Lileks. podcast/The-9th-Happiest-City. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 37. ^ Miller, Dennis (March 7, 2012). The Dennis Miller Show ( . Interview with Dennis Miller. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 38. ^ Hewitt, Hugh; O’Connor, Larry; Morrissey, Ed; Benson, Guy (March 6, 2012). The Hugh Hewitt Show ( . Interview with Hugh Hewitt. Retrieved March 13, 2012.External links Ŷ Official website ( Ŷ Andrew Breitbart ( on Facebook Ŷ Andrew Breitbart ( on Twitter Ŷ Andrew Breitbart ( at the Internet Movie Database Ŷ Appearances ( on C-SPAN Ŷ Works by or about Andrew Breitbart ( in libraries (WorldCat catalog) Ŷ Andrew Breitbart ( at Find a GraveRetrieved from American activists American adoptees American alternative journalists American bloggers American libertarians American Jews of European descent American political pundits American political writers American writers of Irish descent Conservatism in the United States Deaths from heart failure Jewish activists Jewish agnostics Jewish American writers Jewish bloggers National Review people Online journalists People from Los Angeles, California Tea Party movement The Washington Times people Tulane University alumni 1969 births 2012 deaths 8/15/2012
  8. 8. Andrew Breitbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Page 8 of 8 Ŷ This page was last modified on 15 August 2012 at 04:35. Ŷ Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. See Terms of use for details. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. 8/15/2012