The Washington Post ran a hit piece on Matt Drudge and accused Mr. Drudge of being a “Russian Operative.” They were highly critical of Mr. Drudge for daring to aggregate articles from Russian news sources. They accused him of spreading propaganda for the Russians.
If you have ever been on The Drudge Report page, you know that the site is totally open in what sources it refers its readers to. The great part of Mr. Drudge’s response is when he attacks their manners. In case they hadn’t notice, he refers readers to their site very often. Interesting response for you to read.
As Written By Kristina Wong for Breitbart:
Matt Drudge, creator and editor of the Drudge Report, fired back at the Washington Post on Monday for a story that he said accused him of acting as a Russian operative.
“I’ve linked to @washingtonpost over 10,000X in 25 years of doing DRUDGEREPORT. I currently give them 37% of their referral traffic, according to http://similarweb.com . It’s a brutal business. Not even a thank you. Instead: YOU’RE A RUSSIAN OPERATIVE!” he tweeted.
I’ve linked to @washingtonpost over 10,000X in 25 years of doing DRUDGEREPORT. I currently give them 37% of their referral traffic, according to https://t.co/ryZX1supbD. It’s a brutal business. Not even a thank you. Instead: YOU’RE A RUSSIAN OPERATIVE! https://t.co/pFjPYxkzqa
— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) November 13, 2017
The Post ran a story last week headlined “One of the busiest websites in the U.S. in 2016 regularly linked to Russia propaganda” — while adding a caveat at the end of the story that the site linked “far more” to the Post and Breitbart News.
The story stated that over the course of the election, Drudge was “not shy” about linking directly to RT and Sputnik News — “content-sharing arms of the Russian ……..
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