Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart has died at age 43 after a lifetime of aggressive campaigning against Democrats nationwide. Breitbart started out at the Drudge Report and famously took on Rep. Anthony Weiner after he tweeted some… inappropriate pictures. He is also known for ensnaring ACORN in a “pimp sting” which cost the agency congressional funding. While his credibility was threatened by his Shirley Sherrod video, he remained a strong and vocal force for conservative activism in the blogosphere.
Breitbart’s death came suddenly and without warning (while he was rumored to have a heart condition, an official autopsy is being conducted). In fact, Breitbart appeared on CNN Tuesday night in this segment, which would become his last hurrah:
Breibart leaves behind a wife and four children.