Conservatives Boycotting Drudge Report After “Black Lives Kill” Headline


Matt Drudge is an extreme conservative who may be getting too extreme for a large segment of Republicans. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

"While police officers in downtown Dallas were being killed late Thursday night into Friday morning, conservative media hero Matt Drudgedonned the homepage of his eponymous Drudge Report with an unmistakable approach to the story…

Targeting the growing #BlackLiveMatter protest movement in this country, Drudge opted for the most sinister take of the work done by the group, even though at the time the headline was published, very few details about the shooter were known.

As we would come to discover on Friday, the alleged gunman Micah X. Johnson was an Army veteran with experienced military training and a black militant.

Conservatives in the political media world have been critical of Drudge for the flap ever since it went public.”*

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  63 comments for “Conservatives Boycotting Drudge Report After “Black Lives Kill” Headline

  1. Danny Branderson
    July 17, 2016 at 4:43 PM

    Looks like TYT helped get 3 more cops killed today. How is TYT going to

    • IamDennis .Ok
      July 17, 2016 at 5:28 PM

      I think a few videos right? blaming white people right? will do the trick
      right? followed by Cenk right? finally giving up right? this annoying way
      of taking right?

    • Danny Branderson
      July 17, 2016 at 6:19 PM

      +LIGHT WOLF nah won’t be millions. Black people wouldn’t be willing to take
      it that far. They would be up against drones, tanks, heavy duty machine
      guns etc… they would get killed at a 100 to 1 rate.

  2. Manny Akintunde
    July 17, 2016 at 4:34 PM

    BLM is a straight up terrorist organization. Ban them immediately! They are
    not doing me as a black person any favors.

    • This Younqin
      July 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM

      +bkcpisme And you know who’s commuting crimes disproportionately? Yep
      Blacks, still surprised that they die more often to police?

  3. Toussaints' Wrath
    July 17, 2016 at 4:28 PM


    • bkcpisme
      July 17, 2016 at 6:00 PM


    • Toussaints' Wrath
      July 17, 2016 at 6:00 PM

      Shaddup. It’s about accountability.

    • Blue Redstone
      July 17, 2016 at 6:04 PM

      +bkcpisme Only some are right, that should be a comfort to all of us i

    • bkcpisme
      July 17, 2016 at 6:05 PM

      +Blue Redstone I actually said that with sarcasm…

    • Blue Redstone
      July 17, 2016 at 6:08 PM

      +bkcpisme Ok, i missed it.

  4. Kawashiro Nitori
    July 17, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    We need a rebellion in the democratic party, separate neolibs from real

    • Alex Lowey
      July 17, 2016 at 5:16 PM

      first we gotta get our terminology correct there is nothing wrong with
      being liberal Thomas Jefferson hit the nail on the head philosophizing on
      this topic neoliberal or just globalist Progressive is a term coined to
      make uninformed people feel on top of things what we need to do is take
      back the definition of liberal incoming conversation

  5. zero
    July 17, 2016 at 4:24 PM

    black lives matter is basically the klan with a tan

    • bkcpisme
      July 17, 2016 at 5:59 PM

      Hey, +zero. Kill yourself.

    • BNNTV
      July 17, 2016 at 6:01 PM

      Are there any black KKK Members ? BLM are being targeted by MSM and GOP and
      and being depicted as this horrible organisation…I am white and a member
      of BLM There are many different color’s and races who are members…I and
      my friends are among the most peaceful people to walk the earth. My brother
      is a cop. He is NYPD… If it wasn’t so controversial, he would be walking
      round with a BLM T-Shirt on… He hates the fact that he as a cop is tarred
      with the same brush as the cops who are ignorant and who kill… BLM are
      not against the Police.. We are against the indoctrination that is
      intrinsic to current police training that black people are a threat and
      should be dealt with as such… This isn’t a question of Black lives matter
      more. Or All Lives matter. Of-course All lives matter, but when you have a
      disproportionate amount of black lives being taken by certain individual
      cops, then people have to come out and highlight the problem…We are just
      exercising our 1st amendment right, just as White supremacists exercise
      their 2nd amendmend right to walk the streets with AR-15’s… I know who i
      feel safer around for sure

    • James Stewart
      July 17, 2016 at 6:09 PM

      Lol so the white people that be with BLM is racist to ?

    • Almond Tree
      July 17, 2016 at 6:42 PM

      Name one time the organization has withered sanctioned or approved of the
      violence being perpetrated towards the cops

    • badrock4
      July 17, 2016 at 6:52 PM

      really? how many people have black lives matters lynched? i’ll wait, you
      get back to me when you have the numbers.

  6. F.W. Sauerteig
    July 17, 2016 at 4:19 PM

    So Drudge must be discarded and discredited becacuse he has a rightist
    take, but TYT exemplifies integrity because of their shameless leftist
    bias. … What a joke.

    • IdarkphoenixI
      July 17, 2016 at 6:04 PM

      Do you have any sources to show what percentages of blacks are ‘wrongly
      convicted’ of murder charges? Or are you just making assumptions?

    • Raizhen010
      July 17, 2016 at 6:22 PM

      We know around 10,000 people on death row are innocent. We know blacks are
      more likely to be arrested for smoking pot, and various other non violent
      offenses than whites. We know that the wealthy get access to powerful
      lawyers that can get them out of almost any crime, while the poor get stuck
      with a crappy public defender and we know blacks are more likely to be
      economically disadvantaged than whites.

    • IdarkphoenixI
      July 17, 2016 at 6:30 PM

      You say “we know” like it’s simply a fact but you still haven’t given any
      statistical data to back it up. Not calling you a liar, just asking for
      more than just your word on the issue.

  7. KillerKupcake
    July 17, 2016 at 4:18 PM

    aw look at all the racists

    • bkcpisme
      July 17, 2016 at 6:25 PM

      +Ιωάννης Λέπουρας Do you need a straw for all that conservative Koolaide
      you’re drinking?

    • Jared Fogle
      July 17, 2016 at 6:57 PM

      I agree that all black people are racists.

    • Ιωάννης Λέπουρας
      July 17, 2016 at 6:59 PM

      +bkcpisme no, keep it for your dad’s semen

  8. This Younqin
    July 17, 2016 at 4:15 PM

    Most of TYT “trolls” are previous fans that now hate your bullshit, 7 more
    cops shot and it’s all on your hands. You make it seem like everyone is out
    to get blacks which isn’t the truth, now innocent cops are getting killed
    because of your race baiting.

    • This Younqin
      July 17, 2016 at 6:37 PM

      +Christian Gonzalez No, just a cop unfit for duty, if you look into it the
      cop is not racist, he just reacted poorly.

  9. ‫كل الأديان من جدي وجدك هههههههه‬‎
    July 17, 2016 at 4:14 PM

    Our conservative brothers & sisters are losing their minds , they will end
    up like isis if we don’t help them recover.

      July 17, 2016 at 5:26 PM

      Some of them are already like ISIS.

    • ‫كل الأديان من جدي وجدك هههههههه‬‎
      July 17, 2016 at 6:12 PM

      Nothing should stop us from reaching them , they were told by the mostly
      well intentioned messed up talking heads that we are the evil ones , love &
      understanding will win them over

  10. F.W. Sauerteig
    July 17, 2016 at 4:13 PM

    Apparently the truth is outrageous. The truth is racist.

    • Kanaric
      July 17, 2016 at 6:53 PM

      If BLM preaches non violence when do all their demonstrations at places
      like San Jose turn violent? Why do they get “muscle” to take people out of
      “black spaces”? Why did that BLM lady in DePaul university put her fist in
      Milo Yiaoppolous’s face and why did they siege the stage? They are a
      violent organization.

  11. Jason Dovydaitis
    July 17, 2016 at 4:13 PM

    HAHAHAHA Michelle Fields?!?!?!? No one cares what that stupid hoaxer thinks

  12. Jason Dovydaitis
    July 17, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Drudge > TYT

    • Dominic Labriola
      July 17, 2016 at 5:38 PM

      yep. blacks are out of control.

    • Sergio Natividad
      July 17, 2016 at 6:33 PM


  13. Tony Zan
    July 17, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Black people and cops seem to be at war with each other, it’s sad.
    Hopefully the violence stops. Black lives matter and cop lives matter and
    all lives matter. These statements don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

    • damon page
      July 17, 2016 at 4:40 PM

      no SOME black people are. me and my family and friends etc are not at “war”
      with anyone. stop generalizing please

    • Change it to wumbo
      July 17, 2016 at 6:12 PM

      I just got off an 8 hour shift heading home to play some uncharted 4 and
      eat dinner with my family, all blacks aren’t at war with cops.

  14. manband20
    July 17, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    So ironic that this video happens hours after 7 cops get shot by black
    Are TYT really this stupid or do they try extra hard to be the left’s Rush

    • Christina M
      July 17, 2016 at 5:54 PM

      TYT creates all of their content Monday-Friday 3-5pm PT during a live
      stream. There are specific videos from that time that is edited and set
      aside to be uploaded during the weekend.

      Who cares about facts, though? Why not tell us how the media should be
      censored to fit your worldview when something bad happens?

    • Dhiraj Pallin
      July 17, 2016 at 5:56 PM

      I doubt these murderers are watching TYT, considering that TYT strongly
      advocates non-violence.

    • Clear Singularity
      July 17, 2016 at 6:16 PM

      I think you need a real history lesson.. it seems you’re waking up today in
      the world and you see things the way it is and put blame on the
      demographics of that area. It’s logical right? Instead what you fail to
      realize is that culture doesn’t just happen.. it evolves like everything
      else in the world. What would make ones culture into what you see and hate
      today. Take it back 150 years or more and don’t leave out any of the
      details. The area of focus perhaps should be between 1910-1950s.

    • Almond Tree
      July 17, 2016 at 6:44 PM

      One of the officers killed was black ….

  15. RealityHijacked
    July 17, 2016 at 4:05 PM

    Says Cenk the loopy race-baiter 3 hours after 7 more cops get ambushed and
    shot in Baton Rouge by militant BLM thugs, 3 dead, 3 seriously injured.
    Straight up nonsensical apologist propaganda.

    • Kenrad
      July 17, 2016 at 6:20 PM

      +MuahMan troll

    • Iggy_TheWhite
      July 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM

      +MuahMan Were you fonddled as a child and touched in the head? Maybe you
      need a hug. I would squeeze you tight you know. Honest

  16. Cant think of a name
    July 17, 2016 at 4:04 PM

    3 more cops are now dead, are you happy TYT fans?

    • Andre Griffiths
      July 17, 2016 at 5:54 PM

      +Toussaints’ Wrath Ohhh…. you were part of the marines? Then we’re
      already probably too far apart on our ideologies. Let’s just leave it at
      that. Take the approach you want

    • Andre Griffiths
      July 17, 2016 at 5:58 PM

      +Blue Redstone Once again…. what are your plans? What are you doing to

    • Toussaints' Wrath
      July 17, 2016 at 6:01 PM

      +Andre Griffiths
      What are YOOOOOOOOOOOOUUU going to do?

    • Andre Griffiths
      July 17, 2016 at 6:11 PM

      +Toussaints’ Wrath I’m glad someone finally asked. The first step is
      building allies. Here’s the thing: what’s lacking right now is unity,
      organiztion and a unified goal. What I’ve been doing is reaching out to
      individuals and groups to see who is down for the common goal of TRUE
      democracy, not this bullshit America is doing. True democracy covers the
      rights of all people. I’m currently putting together a structure that will
      hopefully benefit all people with a special emphasis of the
      disenfranchised. I don’t plan on doing this alone. The more allies that are
      onboard with the initial goal, there’s a continual voting process to refine
      the plan. What needs to happen before anything else is getting the
      prospective leaders of this country out. That’s the part that I’m trying to
      figure out right now. I’m working on it even if you don’t believe I can
      achieve it. But that’s the pressing issue. We don’t actually have to accept
      them. We need someone who actually represents the people. There will be
      challenges to all of this. I don’t even know if it’s going to be possible.
      But I have people who believe in me and that’s enough for me to at least
      try. There’s more but I don’t want to type too much (unless you want to
      hear more)

    • Blue Redstone
      July 17, 2016 at 6:20 PM

      +Andre Griffiths Why is this suddenly becoming about me? i don’t hold any
      office in this country, the burden to something about a major epidemic
      shouldn’t be on me, it should be on the people in power.

  17. Marshall D Teach
    July 17, 2016 at 4:04 PM

    The right wing has gone so far right that they are starting to sound like
    White supremacist.

    • imiss toronto
      July 17, 2016 at 6:49 PM

      I would have said Nazis.

  18. RiechMarshall Nimitz
    July 17, 2016 at 4:03 PM

    Liberals Boycotting TYT After “Black Lives Matter” Headline

    • Steven
      July 17, 2016 at 6:39 PM

      does it suck knowing that just saying things doesn’t make it so?

  19. GMHannibal
    July 17, 2016 at 4:03 PM

    You’re black and you’ve done something wrong? Well, let’s blame it on BLM!

    • Brian Jules
      July 17, 2016 at 5:07 PM

      +T-Jizzy Productions Sadley i feel as if it will take a while for that to
      unfold and come to past. I am human, you are human, we are all human here.
      Why can’t we stop judging eachother before we even get to know or see an
      action done by our fellow peers. I feel as if some people or willfully
      ignoranrt towards whats going on in the country and the world, others just
      want to watch the world burn.

    • Christina M
      July 17, 2016 at 5:50 PM

      I hardly consider Trump trolls and the regressive left to be “liberals”.

    • Heinrich Hertz
      July 17, 2016 at 6:59 PM

      We dindu nuffin’, we can’t be responsible for our actions, muh racism!

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