Originally Posted by TonyR
I'd say no on Beck, and yes on Limbaugh. So, then, "one of the most influential voices". How many others can you name that are more influential? And I guess it matters how you define the word.
A lot of that hinges on whether you count elected officials or not. If we're limiting this to only unelected media-types then you could probably say Rush is up there. But that seems like a useless exercise if we're really trying to gauge who calls the party's shots.