Andrew Breitbart, Conservative Commentator and Internet Entrepreneur
Breitbart thrived on tweaking what he regarded as a liberal bias in mainstream U.S. media.
Andrew Breitbart, a conservative internet entrepreneur and media commentator, died March 1, 2012, in Los Angeles. He was 43.
According to news reports, he collapsed on a sidewalk near his home due to possible cardiac complications.
Breitbart, who at different times worked for both Matt Drudge and Arianna Huffington, used the internet as a platform for espousing his conservative political stance and for confronting Democratic politicians, such as former New York congressman Anthony Weiner, and Democratic-supported organizations, such as ACORN.
In addition to Breitbart.com, his websites included BigHollywood.com, BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com.
Breitbart also appeared regularly on television as a commentator on political matters.
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