Citizen Breitbart: The Web's New Right-Wing Impresario

Polarizing and profane, Andrew Breitbart is fast becoming the most powerful right-wing force on the Web

Photograph by Bryce Duffy for TIME

Andrew Breitbart at home in his bathroom in Los Angeles on March 15, 2010

Correction appended: March 30, 2010.

Andrew Breitbart sits in an Aeron chair at an iMac computer gazing out the sliding glass door of his Los Angeles home office. On the patio, a hula hoop and a portable basketball rim await his children's return from school. Breitbart, 41, dressed on this late-winter day in his standard work uniform of a dirty oxford-cloth shirt and grungy khaki shorts, looks more like a surf bum than one of the most divisive figures in America's political and culture wars. Then his BlackBerry rings.

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