Monday, March 12, 2007

Profile 3: Sean Hannity, Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo is a comedian, political activist and one-time radio host. Currently Janeane is possibly the least professionally active pundit in the APF. She is best known for her work as a comedian and actor, of note she appeared on TV show The West Wing for 15 episodes as a feisty campaign adviser to the Democratic presidential nominee. Janeane rose to prominence as a pundit in 2003 during the lead up to the Iraq War campaigning on behalf of groups like Move On and Win Without War, appearing in commercials for the latter. Prior to the war she represented one of the few dissenting voices allowed on mainstream media. In March 2004, Janeane co hosted radio program The Majority Report with friend (and fellow APF pundit) Sam Seder, she was regularly absent from the show due to her acting engagements leaving the show finally on July 2006.

Sean Hannity is a Conservative triple threat. He is Executive Producer and co-host of the political debate program Hannity and Colmes (with liberal Alan Colmes) on the Fox News Channel. He also headlines his own show Hannity's America on Sundays. Sean also hosts a 2 hour radio show during the week, conducted before his nightly TV duties. To date Hannity has written two books - Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism and Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism. Hannity's website can be found at

Sean has also started his own enterprises including, a dating service for conservatives. Since 2003, Sean has hosted The Annual Freedom Concert featuring conservative speakers and guests to benefit the children of fallen U.S. military servicemen. Sean has also been immortalised in comic book form.

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