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Liberals notice Drudge flipped

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Posted By: earlybird, 1/30/2020 2:10:43 PM

Matt Drudge turned his coat on Donald John Trump last year. Liberals have begun noticing. Guess what? They do not want him either. To be sure, conservatives have had it with him. On October 9, I wrote my most popular post of 2019, "Post Drudge conservative news." I said, "Matt Drudge's foray into respectability has made him an unreliable -- indeed, downright misleading -- source of news. But the good news is there are alternatives to the Alternative Left Reality the Drudge Report now calls home." Readers overwhelmingly agreed that Drudge sold out.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bldrrepub 1/30/2020 2:23:13 PM (No. 302360)
Drudge's Alexa report is not auspicious. Over 90 days is has dropped from #667 to #901 in global internet traffic. The trend is not good.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 1/30/2020 2:30:21 PM (No. 302365) seems to taken over from Drudge. Drudge sold out in a complicated deal that made him a pot of money. Good for him. But I won't go read his now-Google-owned website.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Petronius 1/30/2020 2:32:42 PM (No. 302367)
I deleted Drudge months ago. I now go to Liberty Daily.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: berthabutt 1/30/2020 2:42:18 PM (No. 302374)
Can't stomach LibertyDaily for the juvenile headlines like butt joke names for the Indy Mayor presidential candidate. Prefer Whatfinger site & BonginoReport along with daily doses of Conservative Treehouse, only after a thorough going over of Lucianne!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: buckeye1 1/30/2020 2:43:10 PM (No. 302376)
Drudge forgot that the marketplace made him and will now forget him. CNN seems to be his editorial pinnings now.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: seamusm 1/30/2020 2:48:31 PM (No. 302378)
Matt sold out for simple silver - lots of it. I don't think he was ever in it for principles. 'What does it profit a man.....? The author is right - no one will ever value his opinion again.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sandpiper 1/30/2020 2:50:13 PM (No. 302379)
You got it #4! when I first wake up and before I go to bed, with a check of Bonginoreports, Conservativetreehouse and Legalinsurrection (for an attorney’s spin on current events.) Can’t read everything but I feel I have an idea of what’s going on. Will have to check out this Liberty Daily several of you have mentioned. Left Drudge last year and haven’t been back.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: kono 1/30/2020 3:01:51 PM (No. 302385)
What's that you say? Dogie rampage? Dodge Raptor? No? Dredge? Can't say it rings a bell... Like Cardinal John Henry Newman found out after he converted from Anglican to Catholic, when you switch sides of a bitter rivalry, neither side will embrace you as one of theirs. The Left did their 'cancel' of Drudge over a decade ago, without any workable precedent for undoing a 'cancel'. And the Right seem to have have a stinging Drudge Grudge since his transformation.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: NYbob 1/30/2020 3:37:35 PM (No. 302405),, for the rest of the story. I can get all the usual DNC, coup, neonazi neocommunist propaganda from the rest of the media, because it is saturated with it. Matt Drudge is an attention seeking weed in the wind. His rise to fame and fortune was simply because he dared to provide a list of a few alternatives to the usual fake news brainwashing. NO analysis, no insight, just links to a few alternative, and plenty of links to all the propaganda. Now he is downplaying or eliminating the few interesting alternatives to the usual slop. Who cares? There are brighter places to go as I mentioned and at Lucianne you see the usual lies from the MSM, BUT you get great insight, information and a chance to add to the discussion. It's like a trillion times more informative than all the old networks and the odd assortment of soros cable idiots.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: chumley 1/30/2020 5:42:37 PM (No. 302467)
Libertdaily looks a lot like Drudge used to, but the quality of the site is far less. Like another poster mentioned, it is loaded with fat jokes and stupid plays on peoples' names. (Yes, I do it sometimes too. But not like them). Its like it is edited by a junior high bully. Still, I read it and prefer it over the current Drudge. Bongino is far better and Lucianne is tops.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: 4poster 1/30/2020 6:39:12 PM (No. 302506)
I’m with #4. Lucianne first, then Bongino and What Finger to finish up if I have the time. But don’t forget Town Hall.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Penney 1/30/2020 6:49:38 PM (No. 302510)
Who can possibly understand Drudge, or for that matter Jonah, these days?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: TexaTucky 1/30/2020 7:09:02 PM (No. 302525)
#4, you do see the irony in your disdain for butt names, dontcha Miss B? I agree it’s a childish turn-off for me, too, but I still read the site.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: NWPA 1/30/2020 7:41:34 PM (No. 302543)
I stopped with drudge back in 2016. He was turning then. I read Bongino Report. Rantingly dot com is akin to old drudge. Not sure if it has bad jokes.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: harleynyc 1/30/2020 8:05:17 PM (No. 302554)
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Reply 16 - Posted by: andyboy 1/30/2020 8:30:33 PM (No. 302563)
Sorry Matt, you had a very good run -- but you sold out and we've moved on to Bongino Report, Beige Page, Whatfinger, and several other fine conservative news aggregator sites. Life is good.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Tptems 1/30/2020 8:53:12 PM (No. 302567)
I missed his annual “Seasons Beatings” stories this last Christmas. Some of those stories were purposely silly, but were fun to read.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: berthabutt 1/30/2020 9:45:03 PM (No. 302582)
#13 Jimmy Castor was clearly not political in writing the 'Bertha Butt Boogie' '74. I want my news and opinion to start from maybe a Mark Steyn sense of wit & not things overheard in the junior high boys bathroom. All things are good in their place, but - of course!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: PChristopher 1/31/2020 1:43:00 AM (No. 302722)
They're just now noticing what the rest of us have been seeing for over a year? Not too bright.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: buckeye1 1/31/2020 1:55:08 AM (No. 302727) has been my home place for news for twenty years. Drudge was number two. Now he really is number two.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Norsky19 1/31/2020 2:45:10 AM (No. 302733)
Big fan of and Along with Lucianne of course.....
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Smart11344 1/31/2020 1:22:53 PM (No. 303209)
Drudge has a successful, long 15 minute run. His time has run out, if he even owns the site anylonger.
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