Before we left [a party at the Republican convention], the pundit Jonah Goldberg accused him of being the most popular guy in the room. At the National Journal party, publisher David Bradley was delighted to finally put a face to the name. "That's Andrew Breitbart?" he exclaimed. Walking into the Weekly Standard party, a friend from L.A. greeted him. "Have you had a chance to take a shower yet?" joked Steve McEveety, who is Mel Gibson's producing partner.