Raw Story has uncovered this little piece about the DNC going after Drudge:
The Democratic National Committee consulted its attorneys Monday after a story posted by online heavyweight Matt Drudge claimed that DNC chairman Howard Dean intervened in New Orleans’ recent mayoral race, RAW STORY can reveal.
In an exclusive Sunday evening, The Drudge Report claimed that Dean threw his support behind mayoral candidate and sitting Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu (D-LA) over sitting mayor Ray Nagin. DNC Communications director Karen Finney said the report was “absolutely false.”
(Read the full story here)
The “exclusive” that they are talking about is a typical Drudge story that says “developing” at the bottom. If the DNC’s claims are true (and I believe they are) then Matt Drudge should be forced to issue a public retraction. It is not like this is some isolated incident, he constantly alters news (much like NewsMax) to appeal to his base. This however appears to be more than altering, but rather fabricating. Drudge is the kind that give blogs a bad name.