‘Not even a thank you’: Matt Drudge erupts on major newspaper

By Joe Kovacs

Matt Drudge

Matt Drudge

Internet news giant Matt Drudge is going on the offensive against the Washington Post after the paper reported on Drudge’s publishing of news stories that some might consider to be Russian propaganda.

In a rare tweet on Monday, Drudge said: “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!”

The Post analysis Friday blared the headline: “One of the busiest websites in the U.S. in 2016 regularly linked to Russia propaganda.”

It focused on news agencies to which Drudge links stories, such as state-owned Russia Today, InfoWars, and Sputnik.

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The Post noted:

“There are probably two reasons that the Drudge Report linked to these sites with regularity. The first is that Drudge’s taste in news often tends toward the more exotic; he clearly understands the sorts of things that people like to read. The other is that Drudge himself seems to share some of the same sense of impending apocalypse and systemic collapse that …read more

Source:: World Net Daily