Brodner’s Person of the Day: Hillary Clinton and Matt Drudge

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Hillary Clinton, showing Bill a thing or two, bussed right-wing web-news maestro Matt Drudge with a scoop on her reaction to Obama’s attack. This, combined with her recently restated Iran war whoop, shows you (or she) can never be too right wing these days. And the right loves her back, sort of like people who believe in The Rapture who claim to love Jews. The front-page piece in the Times yesterday ends with this quote from Drudge: “I need Hillary Clinton. You don’t get it. I need to be part of her world. That’s my bank.”

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