Drudge Goes Low

Following the new president’s speech about unity and overcoming our differences and setting “aside childish things”…Matt Drudge prioritized the morning’s news in this way:

Yes, as in: the headline that first catches the eye on the current loading of The Drudge Report has nothing to do with Obama’s speech or the crowds that witnessed it or the history that’s just been made. It reads, rather, “OBAMA FLUBS THE OATH.” Classy.

Update: Drudge has now amended the initial “Obama flubs oath” headline to reflect the fact (sorta) that it was Chief Justice Roberts who initially misstated the pledge. It now reads, “OBAMA & CHIEF JUSTICE FLUB OATH OF OFFICE.”

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.