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.
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The picks below represent a small but selective group of blogs that offer new perspectives, relevant news, and commentary for those seeking liberal opinions.
- Check out the sites of your favorite newspapers and magazines. They may have bloggers who post regularly on their site.
- If you find yourself getting very involved with the blogging community, consider starting your own. Try a free service like WordPress or Blogger.
- If you want to find sites similar to those below, check the blogroll (a list of blogs the blogger likes often listed on the side of a Web page). Note that when it comes to political blogs, bloggers often include links to those from a variety of perspectives. Just because you link to a blog from a liberal site doesn’t guarantee the blog is liberal.
The Huffington Post
hosts a large collection of political blogs and news on its politics page. The site includes a broad range of commentary on many social issues; head to this page for the purely political content.
The Carpetbagger Report
offers political commentary and analysis. This blog’s author, Steve Benen, is a freelance writer and political consultant, primarily working for members of the Democratic Party.
points a critical eye toward current news, politics, and the blog world. It’s grown to become somewhat of an online community for liberals and includes subsites like Street Prophets
, a forum for religious leftists.
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