Political blogs provide average Internet users with a platform for communicating personal political beliefs to anyone willing to read them. Spanning all political ideologies—there are conservative blogs, liberal blogs, moderate blogs and beyond—political blogs are characterized by varying degrees of clarity, insight and vehemence. In this Political Blogs Web Guide you’ll find a selection of the best political blogs and tools to help you discover your own favorites.
There are plenty of conservatives out there with as much to say as Bill O’Reilly but without airtime. Below are a few of the most informative and up-to-the-minute conservative blogs.
- Blogs (short for "Web-logs") are frequently updated individual Web pages where authors publish original content or recommend valuable links. If you’d like to know more about how blogs work, including how to contribute or make your own, visit the findingDulcinea Blogs Web Guide.
- Reading the “About Me” or "About Us" section of a blog is a good way to determine the subject and bias of the author. If you find Web sites or blogs without "About" sections, be wary of the content.
- Some of the resources recommended in this guide might be technically defined as Web sites rather than blogs by strict members of the blogosphere. Any such site that appears within this guide is here for its bloglike writing, aggregating, and insight—even if it’s technically more of a Web site than an actual blog. You will be advised when this is the case in the site descriptions below.
The Drudge Report
’s cluttered layout somehow is forgiven by the blogosphere, which has made this one of the most well-known and well-read conservative political news sites on the Web. More of a Web site than a blog, this is a valuable resource for content from all over the Internet. Participate by downloading an RSS feed or posting a comment.
is written by a Democrat-cum-neoconservative who turned to blogging after her liberal friends and coworkers turned on her. Although the blog began as a chronicle of her change in beliefs, it has become an involved, daily comment on politics from a now fully formed conservative perspective.
The Daily Dish
, Andrew Sullivan’s blog on The Atlantic
’s Web site, defies categorization to provide a unique take on politics, religion and spirituality. The multidimensional perspective of its author offers a rich and varied overview of contemporary politics.
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