Breitbart and Me

Andrew Breitbart changed my life. I don't think I am alone. When I was a 19-year-old kid touring the country in a beat-up old van alongside my band mates, the last place on earth I thought I'd be a mere four years later was at the Conservative Political Action Conference. But there I was. A former punk-rock musician now in a suit and tie, alone and eager to learn what all the hype was about. I spent the day mingling in a large and diverse crowd debating a multitude of political issues, and at the end of that first day, I had reached a conclusion: This is what I wanted to do. I wanted to get involved -- somehow, someway -- in the political realm of ideas and make it the focal point of my life. So, how did I go from strumming a six-string in a smoke-filled bar in downtown Detroit to attending an upscale conservative conference in Washington, D.C.? The answer is simple: Andrew Breitbart.  It's not that I agreed with Breitbart on every issue, or even considered myself a conservative...(Read Full Article)