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Drudge White House Dread Signals the Day Mainstream Media Died

I have to admit, I started checking out Drudge Report on a daily basis because Alex Jones talked about Drudge a lot.

33 million Drudge Report visits a day compared to TV News ratings of barely 2 million. Announcing this to the world, Priceless.
http://www.drudgereport.com/

Does The White House ‘Dread’ Drudge? The Five Crew Takes On The Power Of The Conservative Site

"After White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer pointed out what he sees as the “damaging” effects of conservative news aggregator The Drudge Report, the hosts of Fox News’ The Five thought it was a good time to ask if independent owner Matt Drudge is on the White House’s “enemies list.”

Eric Bolling kicked off the discussion by reviewing the daunting numbers: 33 million visits in the last 24 hours, 900 million in the last month, 11 billion in the last year. With influence like that on the web and a consistently anti-Obama conservative message, he asked if the White House “fears” The Drudge Report."

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/does-the-white-house-dread-drudge...

White House Senior Advisor Scolds The Drudge Report For ‘Damaging’ Impact On Washington Media

"During a conversation with POLITICO’s Mike Allen Wednesday, White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer criticized what he sees as the media’s “Pavlovian response” to controversial links posted on conservative news aggregator The Drudge Report. Pfeiffer also argued that the site actively “hurts” the White House’s efforts to convey their message “on a daily basis.”

During POLITICO’s Playbook Breakfast, Allen asked Pfeiffer why The Drudge Report appears to “drive the conversation” when it comes to White House politics. “It’s not that it drives our conversation in our world. I’m fairly ambivalent to what Drudge puts up on a daily basis,” Pfeiffer said responded. “This is less true now than it was before, but there’s a Pavlovian response from, you know, some media outlets.” He believes that only reason why reporters ask him certain questions is because they saw something on Drudge."

http://www.infowars.com/white-house-senior-advisor-scolds-th...

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don't fool yourself

They Love drudge. Drudge is 33 million distracted into political bullcrap gossip. It is mindless non-sense and enables the mouthpiece to continue to stream into the brains of the people. Real wisdom or bullcrap. The choice is yours.

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Drudge must be doing

Drudge must be doing something right.

Drudge is Jewish.

Same coin.

I'm am no advocate of

I'm am no advocate of Zionism, as taking land from Palestinians has never been on my "to do" list, but jeesh, "All Jews bad" doesn't work for me. I know plenty of Jews. They're no worse, overall, than any other group of people.

tv logic.

What's "All" got to do with being diligent? They are a minority that somehow manages to be at the center of all liberty Obstacles. Saying they are "no worse" is just dishonest.

You mean Jews like the late Aaron Ruzzo

You mean Jews like the late Aaron Ruzzo, a big advocate of Ron Paul? Or like Ludwig von Mises? Yes, most Jews lean to the left in their politics and vote for Democrats. So do my brother and sister. I don't see my brother and sister as bad people and neither do I see most of the Jews I've known as bad people, even if I disagree with their politics.

Bad policy vs good policy

Most drunk drivers make it home just fine. Does that make Drinking and driving a good policy? Plenty of women who smoke during their pregnancy have perfectly fine kids. So, is that good policy?

If being politically correct concerning a historically hostile minority takes on a higher priority to you than saving the rest of society from their wrath, then that's your choice. It seems backwards to me.

"The left" is not disproportionately over-represented in every liberty obstacle. The Jews are. That's the difference.

DRUDGE FAILED LIBERTY.

Hey dude -

Where were you during the election? Drudge wasn't giving Our Boy Ron the time of day. He threw some cursory headlines - but that's it. He ABSOLUTELY toed the mainstream line.

Somehow you think Alex Jones is anything like Ron Paul?

Alex Jones is a useful idiot. He gives us some good info on the government - but ALL of his conclusions, his deals with Drudge and his obvious fear mongering as a way to "sell entertaining information" is junk.

Take the good. Leave the bad.
That's how you treat people.

Alex brings the info. The rest of his associations and interpretations should be discarded.
Watch his interview with Immortal Technique or Joe Rogan - when other people have a positive outlook on things - Alex Jones doesn't know what to do. He gets uncomfortable. His world is uncomfortable.

I don't want to live there.

Japan is starting to

Japan is starting to collapse, just needed that little push. I figured they'd go first before Europe and the US.

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Drudge

just Aggregates the news. It's not his fault 11 Billion people a year visit it, LOL.

So, yes, your observation that the Senior Advisor would go off about Drudge is very telling. I hope the Obama Administration is losing their grip.

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

Drudge Aggregates or Does he SELECT ?

Drudge doesn't put up every piece of news on his site.

He DECIDES what he WANTS to display - and HOW it is displayed.

You can't aggregate news and have your own right-leaning spin. That means you're SELECTING, discriminately - not just "Gathering and Displaying."

Read my comment above - during the election Drudge didn't give Ron Paul the time of day on all the big turns and clear media biases.

His radio show was on CONSERVATIVE networks, not progressive ones, not libertarian ones.

He's a neocon.

right

right

lawrence

Drudge doesn't hide the Shame

Drudge doesn't hide the Shame of the USA. It lets us read all about it in its full glory.

That's the mainstream media's

That's the mainstream media's job, hiding the shame.

Shamestream Media...

Shamestream Media...

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Dito

Dito.

Please don't forget how Drudge Report treated Dr. Paul.

If you remember during the republican primaries Matt Drudge did us no favors. While he should be commended for holding this administrations feet to the fire, we must remember he let us down when we needed him the most.

I remember many insistences

I remember many insistences Drudge helped us as well. If a site like this takes sides, what good would it be?

I consider Drudge Report

I consider Drudge Report neutral, not conservative or liberal.

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Great!

Thank you!

Debbie

I've been a Drudge addict since the late '90s

I heard Rush (whom I still listened to) refer to Drudge all the time. It became more efficient just to go there myself, because Rush's show mainly consisted of reading the Drudge Report to you.

Nice to see Drudge running circles around the dinosaurs, frozen in their time.

You are a very good writer, OP

I thought you had copied the article. +1

Senator Peter Schiff 2016

Drudge Dread. I have to

Drudge Dread.

I have to admit, I started checking out Drudge Report on a daily basis because Alex Jones talked about Drudge a lot.

I declare

BUMP!

Ron brought the Liberty movement together, Rand is expanding the crap out of it! :)