Why Matt Drudge Still Rules (And Where He Goes From Here)

Ryan Tate ยท 11/10/08 11:26PM

Is Matt Drudge completely over in the wake of his ill-advised hyping of pro-McCain propaganda?If you're even bothering to ask the question, the answer is self-evidently "No," it can always be argued. It was thus inevitable that someone โ€” Slate's Jack Shafer, it turns out โ€” would emerge to swat down the greatly exaggerated reports (from Media Matters and so forth) of Drudge's demise as an influential blogger. He works too hard and has drawn too much traffic to go away so easily, Shafer argues: