The Right’s 25 most influential, from Townhall.com
Tea party-ers and right-wing pundits are hurting the GOP (including one outsider: President Obama).
Rand PaulIsolationists who think the NSA is a greater threat to Americans than al-Qaeda. As a matter of policy, it’s foolhardy to get rid of a surveillance program that has not been abused and has been helpful in intercepting terrorists. As a political matter, Americans won’t entrust power to officials who don’t take threats seriously. READ MORESusan Walsh/AP