Mediaite: Al Sharpton Most Powerful Man in America

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

This article was originally posted by Mediaite.

Outside of the president, Al Sharpton might possibly be the most powerful man in America right now. And no, that isn’t an overstatement.

Think about what the 60-year-old activist and MSNBC host has going for him right now:

Power Indicator #1: Sharpton has been to the White House to advise President Barack Obama, his senior advisor Valerie Jarrett, or both. No big deal, right? Plenty of MSNBC hosts have visited over the past six years.

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