The ongoing saga of the 2016 Republican primary race took an especially unusual turn Monday: deeply conservative candidate Ted Cruz alleged that iconic right-wing news site Drudge Report is a propaganda machine for Donald Trump.
After offering praise for Matt Drudge’s famed news aggregator, Cruz told The Mike Slater Show that in “the past month, the Drudge Report has basically become the attack site for the Donald Trump campaign. And so every day they have the latest Trump attack, they’re directed at me. By all appearances, Roger Stone now decides what’s on Drudge. And most days, they have six-month-old article that is some attack on me and it’s whatever the Trump campaign is pushing that day will be the banner headline on Drudge.”
The Texan senator also alleged that Drudge withholds publishing primary election results now that Cruz has won multiple states. “There was no red siren on Drudge when we won all 34 delegates in Colorado,” he said. “That wasn’t news.” Read more at BuzzFeed.