C’mon, Matt…

Drudge Report seems to be in some sort of feeding frenzy at the moment. Maybe they’re trying to drive more traffic in order to sell more ads. Matt…?

Just check the following page leader from earlier today:


Source: www.drudgereport.com

What can I say? Well, right off the bat, it’s definitely inflammatory. And, what’s more, it’s needlessly inflammatory and not at all representative of the text contained in the linked story. When did Matthew Drudge turn into J. Jonah Jameson? (The Drudge Report website just dropped two notches in my book.)

The Drudge-linked Washington Post story goes on to say that President Obama endorses the right of the Iranian people to energy security, including the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Isn’t that what we’ve been telling Iran for years through the IAEA? Is it not already the official position of both the US government and the United Nations Security Council?

This is almost a ‘non-story’ — and yet Drudge goes BOLD RED CAPS with what, to many readers, might sound like Obama endorsing covert Iranian nuclear weapons development. Outright fear-mongering.

So, congratulations, Matt, for getting it so wrong — and for looking so cravenly propagandistic while doing it!

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