"Today Matt Drudge can influence the news like Walter Cronkite did," Mark Halperin said in a 2006 interview promoting his new book, cowritten with John Harris, who had not yet founded Politico. "If Drudge says something, it may not lead everybody instantly in the same direction, but it gets people thinking about what Matt Drudge wants them to think about." A late entry in the literature of the Drudge mythology, but a representative one: Drudge drives the news! All hail Drudge, the rascal.
Eight years later, his site looks and feels the same. The same people read it: The establishment crew maybe a little less; the paranoiacs maybe a [...]
Okay, help me with this. I've read the article to which it refers. I understand that it's a play on the title of Woodward's most famous book. I've looked through various online dictionaries to see if I'm overlooking something. But I can't for the life of me figure out what Matt Drudge is trying to say here with "All The President's Hen." The president is a chicken? He's a woman? I'm perfectly happy to admit that I'm missing the point, but there is something a little disturbing about the thought that I can't even understand Drudge's cheap digs anymore.
And! WILL BARACK OBAMA RETURN $551,683 IN NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS INC. CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS? Those swindling pornographers from Massachusetts, owned by legendary grifter Sumner Redstone, provide Americans with 3D porno and make America fat at the same time with their absurd movie theaters! What's more, National Amusements Inc. owns controlling interest in Viacom, which includes MTV, which includes JERSEY SHORE. When will Barack Obama stop doing Snooki's bidding in our WHITE House?
Is this man TOO SKINNY TO BE PRESIDENT? We should have an investigation or something.
Matt Drudge is trying to tell us something about Nancy Pelosi's acknowledgment that climate change is such a grave danger to the planet that serious attention must be paid. But his use of a green filter for the Speaker's face reminds me of something! What on earth could it be?