Tag Archives: Drudge Report

Trump “Gives Up” On Drudge Over Negative Headlines

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday he has “given up on” conservative news giant Matt Drudge. Drudge runs the most popular online news aggregator — the Drudge Report. Recently, the site has turned over a number of articles criticizing the president’s response to the coronavirus pandemic noting that the U.S. has not peaked in its number of Covid-19 related …

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Trump Cultist Launches Even Worse Drudge Competitor

The Hill reports: Fox News contributor and podcaster Dan Bongino launched a news aggregation website on Wednesday designed to rival the Drudge Report. “The Bongino Report” comes as some Trump supporters have grown increasingly agitated with the Drudge Report’s direction in recent months, which has taken a noticeable turn against President Trump after being staunchly in the former real estate …

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Trump Worries Homocon Drudge Has Turned On Him

Glorious Leader is very worried about his favorite homocon: It’s been one media outlet in particular that has caught the president’s ire, even though it has so far been spared his Twitter rage: the Drudge Report. Publicly, Trump hasn’t said a peep about the highly popular news aggregator run by right-wing media impresario Matt Drudge. But privately, he has simmered …

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Trump Cultists Begin To Turn On Homocon Drudge

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump fans have been fuming for weeks at conservative mega-aggregator Matt Drudge, alleging that his Drudge Report has backed Democrats’ impeachment push and ignored GOP arguments in favor of the president. And now, as a measure of their dissatisfaction, would-be internet media moguls are looking to make it big by creating Drudge Report clones and, …

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Trolls Again Give Gabbard Win In Drudge Debate Poll

From the right wing Daily Caller: Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard won the fourth round of Democratic debates Tuesday night, according to a poll by Drudge Report. The poll crowned Gabbard the winner of the debate with about twice as many votes as the second-place candidate, businessman Andrew Yang, at the time the debate ended. Gabbard got 40.16% of the votes …

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BOOK: Trump Flew Into Rage Over Drudge Headline

Mediaite reports: According to the forthcoming book Border Wars, by New York Times reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael Shear, Trump — on Dec. 18, 2018 — was irate after seeing the Drudge headline: “USA Giving $4.8 Billion to Mexico.” And the president went on to dress down the aides who convinced him to make the agreement with the country. …

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4chan Trolls Rig Drudge Poll For Marianne Williamson, Right Wing Sites Report That “The Public Has Spoken”

Media Matters reports: Users of the far-right message board 4chan organized to rig a Drudge Report online poll following the July 30 Democratic presidential debate. Multiple right-wing outlets touted the results. 4chan users similarly rigged previous post-debate Drudge polls. After the first night of the CNN debate, users on 4chan’s “/pol/” message board shared the poll and urged others to …

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Right Wing Trolls Behind Online Dem Debate Poll Results

NBC News reports: Users from pro-Trump communities on 4chan and Reddit implored fellow members to vote for lower-polling candidates in online polls, specifically Tulsi Gabbard and Bill de Blasio, in the hours after Wednesday’s Democratic debate — a sign that digital manipulation efforts related to U.S. politics and elections remain very much alive. Users on 4chan’s anonymous far-right /pol/message board …

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Drudge Promotes Claim That YouTube Brought Shooting On Themselves With Their “Oppressive Censorship”

At this writing the top headline on homocon Matt Drudge’s site screams “Oppressive YOUTUBE Censorship Spills Over To Violence.” Drudge’s link goes to a post on the loony tunes right wing site PJ Media: The news that a content creator who was demonetized and censored by YouTube snapped and went homicidal at the company’s headquarters points to an ugly systemic …

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Homocon Matt Drudge Rages Against Writer’s “Bullshit” Claim That Trump Doesn’t Really Want To Be President

The Hill reports: Drudge Report’s Matt Drudge said in a rare tweet Tuesday that President Trump loves his job and is “already talking about his 2020 re-election run.” Drudge’s tweet linked to a story on The Hill detailing comments from author Michael Wolff, who said Tuesday that he believes Trump does not want to be president. “In the end, I …

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Drudge Report: Merry Christmas Mr. Mueller!

Homocon Matt Drudge, the longtime darling of right, seems to be enjoying today’s news for some reason, having posted exclamatory links to well-known fake news outlets like CNN, NBC, ABC, and the Daily Beast. Notably missing (so far) from Drudge’s coverage of the still unfolding scandal are any links to Breitbart, Gateway Pundit, Sputnik News, or RT – all of …

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REPORT: How Homocon Matt Drudge Became A Pipeline For Russian State News Outlets And Propaganda

Media Matters today published an extensive examination of homocon Matt Drudge’s affinity for Russian state news outlets and propaganda. An excerpt: Drudge has for years used his site as a web traffic pipeline for Russian propaganda sites, directing his massive audience to nearly 400 stories from RT.com and fellow Russian-government-run English-language news sites SputnikNews.com and TASS.com since the beginning of …

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Homocon Drudge Reacts To Trump’s Trans Ban

Closeted homosexual blogger Matt Drudge reacted to today’s announcement by Trump with an uncharacteristic exclamation point on his headline, which links to a New York Times report. Make of that what you will.

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Matt Drudge Warns Of War With Jar Jar Binks

Homocon Matt Drudge was humiliated yesterday with his attempt to back Hair Furor’s threat of war with Iran. The Verge reports: Drudge Report has made some memorable mistakes. You might remember the time it reported “The Revenant included a rape scene with a bear,” or when owner Matt Drudge made a dangerous situation worse by using Hurricane Matthew to push …

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Homocon Matt Drudge Accuses US Of Hacking His Site

The International Business Times reports: A tweet from conservative media icon Matt Drudge’s verified Twitter account Thursday night appeared to accuse the government of interfering with his website, DrudgeReport.com, just hours after the Barack Obama administration announced new sanctions against Russia over election hacking. “Is the US government attacking DRUDGE REPORT? Biggest DDoS since site’s inception. VERY suspicious routing [and …

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Today’s Headline By Homocon Matt Drudge

Right wing sites are snickering at homocon Matt Drudge’s main headline today, which of course is an infantile reference to the report that former president George H.W. Bush will be voting for Hillary. Drudge, as you surely know, has been leading the “sick Hillary” conspiracy campaign by linking to every screaming nutjob alt-right website he can find.

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Carl Bernstein: Homocon Blogger Matt Drudge Deserves The Credit For Donald Trump’s Nomination [VIDEO]

He’s probably right. The Hill reports: Legendary Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein says Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report deserves more credit for Donald Trump’s GOP presidential nomination than any other news organization. “Fox has driven Trump’s campaign less than Drudge,” Bernstein, who famously broke the Watergate scandal, told CNN on Wednesday. “A large measure of why Trump is the …

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Drudge Poll: Newt Gingrich Should Be Trump’s VP

As Breitbart did yesterday, the Drudge Report has launched a reader poll on Donald Trump’s running mate. At this writing Newt Gingrich is leading the 372,000 responses at 41%, with Sen. Joni Ernst in second place with 31%. Unlike the Breitbart poll, which provided 15 choices, Drudge only gave his readers six options: Gingrich, Ernst, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, …

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Drudge Report Slams The GOP’s “Seven Dwarfed”

Breitbart celebrates: The Drudge Report summarized Thursday night’s GOP debate, which frontrunner Donald Trump skipped, with the headline: “The Seven Dwarfed!” That assessment matches the consensus, left and right, from media observers: that Trump benefited from staging a fundraiser for wounded veterans, where he appeared relaxed, magnanimous, and in command, rather than placing himself in the crosshairs of the Fox …

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Drudge Celebrates: One Year From Today

The top link on the Drudge Report this morning takes you to an “Obama leaves office” countdown clock. Over the weekend, the New York Daily News ran a full-page op-ed piece on why we’ll miss this president. An excerpt: We’ll miss his graceful style and an undervalued record of achievement that – with a year to go — has already …

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