Barney Keller

Steve Deace: Talks Big in Iowa

Emily Cadei, OZY.com

Welcome to the next generation of conservative talk radio. he’s based in Des Moines, Iowa, which every four years becomes ground zero for presidential party politics. With his born-again Christian backstory and hard-line conservative stance on issues, Deace connects with the state’s most zealous conservative wing, giving him a “finger on the pulse” of that voting bloc, says D.C.-based consultant Barney Keller.