Free Republic
Browse · Search
Bloggers & Personal
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Matt Drudge Blamed By California Conservative For Helping To Elect Barack Obama President ^ | March 9, 2012 | R. Scott Moxley

Posted on 03/09/2012 10:51:23 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY

A former Los Angeles radio show host is claiming today that Democrat Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 with the secret assistance of the grand daddy of Republican bloggers: Matt Drudge.

John Ziegler, a conservative activist who gained fame in Southern California for his talk shows on LA powerhouse station KFI-AM from 2004 to 2007, wrote in a column he had living proof that at critical points in the last election Drudge erased or blocked from his Drudge Report potent, negative news about Obama.

But Ziegler's living proof is now dead: Andrew Breitbart, a former Drudge Report employee, who created his own conservative media empire after Obama's election and died March 1 in Los Angeles at the age of 43.

"It became very clear to me during the 2008 primary season that, for whatever reason, the Drudge Report was completely in the tank for the Obama campaign," writes Ziegler, who calls the president a "socialist/radical."

That clarity prompted Ziegler to ask Breitbart if his suspicions were true.

He continues, "When I addressed this concern with Breitbart, he readily agreed and admitted great frustration at what was happening. He even revealed that on several occasions he had tried to post prominent 'negative' stories about Obama on the site but had seen Drudge take the highly unusual step of not only moving them down the page but also taking them off the site completely."

(Excerpt) Read more at ...

TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: breitbart; drudge; drudge4obama; drudge4romney; johnziegler; mattdrudge; romney4obama; teamromneyvsgop

1 posted on 03/09/2012 10:51:31 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Free ThinkerNY

Matt’s a homo. Why wouldn’t he like Obama?

2 posted on 03/09/2012 11:00:47 AM PST by PetroniusMaximus
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Free ThinkerNY

Have not done Drudge for a month or so now. Took him out of my tabs and banished him to direct entry only. Rumor has it Zero and Drudge are close buddies.

3 posted on 03/09/2012 11:01:46 AM PST by halfright (Just a serf in the Kingdom of Zero)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Free ThinkerNY

This is horse s**t. When will we stop believing every bad thing any one with a website wants to say?

Also, who reading Drudge would vote for Obama anyway?

Let’s put on our rationality hats here!

4 posted on 03/09/2012 11:27:16 AM PST by MindBender26 (New Army SF and Ranger Slogan: Vengeance is Mine, sayeth the Lord.... but He subcontracts!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: halfright

Well given that we now know Breitbart used to work for Drudge way back when in 1995, that explains Drudge’s original conservative leanings.

But Drudge hasn’t been conservative in his leanings since about 2004 and he’s only gotten more liberal and anti conservative over the years.

Oh what a coincidence, 2004, that’s about the time Breitbart left Drudge and went to work for (then republican) Arianna Huffington.

5 posted on 03/09/2012 11:29:10 AM PST by sillsfan (Reagan and Sarah are right- WE win, they lose!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: sillsfan; Free ThinkerNY
Drudge wasn't the only one. Fox censored a few of their own too.

E.D. Hill, Fox Contract Not Renewed. Fired Over Obama Comment?

Read more:

6 posted on 03/09/2012 12:41:48 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Bloggers & Personal
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794 is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson