To figure who’s tops in this new world, NEWSWEEK asked Wealth-X, an intelligence and research firm, to compile a list of the 50 highest-earning political figures of 2010. Included in the rankings are politicians, ex-politicians, media personalities, and political consultants who hawk their personal brands in the public marketplace—and influence American political discourse in the process.
The full list can be found here, but below are the top six.
So there’s a liberal media? Yeah, whatever, not with these folks dominating and steering the conversation.