Nicknamed "Lil' Limbaugh" by Time magazine, the wunderkind went on to pen a conservative call-to-action entitled Defining Conservatism: The Principles That Will Bring Our Country Back, which featured pull quotes from the likes of Newt Gingrich and Bill Bennett.
It's only been four years since the punditry phenom first came on the scene, but a lot has changed in the interim. For one thing, Krohn is now a liberal.
Though he doesn't identify as such, Krohn at 17 is the political polar opposite of his younger self. He's in favor of gay marriage, thinks Obamacare is "a good idea," would vote for the incumbent in the upcoming election if he could, and lists The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and The New Yorker among his favorite news sources.