Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Meghan McCain

Age: 25
Occupation: Blogger
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 0

She is a Republican whom Democrats love — and one many Republicans wish their rivals would just steal away. But she loves the Grand Old Party and wouldn't forsake it for all the tea bags in the world. And despite what her dad's former running mate Sarah Palin says, McCain professes love for her still. As for Glenn Beck, Ann Coulter, Michelle Malkin and their ilk, that's another story. McCain is becoming a skilled skirmisher on her much-followed blog, with her irreverent and often impolitic tweets, and through her constant appearances on The View and Real Time with Bill Maher. She's gotten Mom to come out for gay marriage. What Dad really thinks of it all, he's keeping to himself.