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Morton Downey Jr.
A pioneer of the age of rage, '80s talk-show firebrand Morton Downey Jr. frequently told guests to "zip it" or "go to hell."
Conservative commentator and columnist Pat Buchanan is a regular guest on MSNBC where his lofty scolding is appreciated.
Radio personality Don Imus may not be a TV regular, but his controversial comments have elevated his profile while lowering his favorability. See: "Nappy-headed hoes."
Sean Hannity has built a career on conservatism and rage, penning two best-selling books and hosting shows on radio and television on which liberal-bashing is a favorite pastime.
CNN anchor Lou Dobbs has a knack for addressing issues. Arguing against immigration, Dobbs staked his claim on the issue by simply labeling supporters as "jackasses."
Fellow CNN personality Jack Cafferty employs a Lou Dobbs-style of explanation. Imports from China, for example, are all just "junk."
Hardball host Chris Matthews stirs controversy on his daily show by yelling at guests to provide analysis on issues and mocking their responses when given.
Political pundit Ed Schultz shares his views on his syndicated radio show and MSNBC program The Ed Schultz Show where "gun-totin'" and "straight talk" are prized.
The self-proclaimed libertarian dishes it out on his syndicated talk-radio show The Glenn Beck Program and a self-titled show on FOX. Plenty of airtime for anger.
His show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, gave him plenty of opportunities to identify Bush and other conservatives as "The Worst Person in the World."
The radio personality and de facto pundit's latest gaffe occurred when he went toe-to-toe with the chairman of the Republican National Committee, Michael Steele. Steele won the battle, but Limbaugh put up such a fuss that Steele apologized to his fellow conservative.
The king of curmudgeonly commentary gets to bark at people and denounce rap music on his FOX show, The O'Reilly Factor.