Thursday, December 14, 2006

The Drudge Primary

The Hotline brings up a point that we have alluded to around the Cooler a couple of times. It seems that Mitt Romney may have won one very important preseason sweepstakes, the "Drudge Primary." With all the action around the blogosphere on the Romney/Bay Windows Interview- one very notable person never mentioned it...Matt Drudge. Romney hired former BC04 Comm Director Matt Rhoades last week, bringing Drudge's closest ally with team Bush on board. We at the Cooler have thought for sometime that the conservative news gatekeeper could be hostile towards a Giuliani or McCain candidacy. We'll see if that trend continues.

If you don't think that Drudge's opinion matters, make sure to check out John Harris and Mark Halperins, "The Way to Win."
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Blogger Caucus Cooler said...

On a side note. Probably one of the funniest things conservative radio host Michael Savage does is exclusively refer to Drudge as "High School Drop-Out Matt Drudge"

Always gets a laugh at Cooler HQ

1:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is true that Drudge is a very powerful voice and can guide the flow of news - but his role is shrinking rather than growing. The Way to Win outed his role and newsrooms seem to be less enthused about following his thought pattern.

1:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Romney is going to falter with or without him.

2:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Romney may falter. But I don't see how McCain will win the nomination if he can't win his home state? Romney has the upper hand there.

5:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Drudge has his favorites, just like the Cooler does.

Why are we so surprised?

12:42 PM  

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