Philip Weiss has written an excellent (as usual) article about Matt Drudge.
â€œMatt Drudge is just about the most powerful journalist in America,â€ said Pat Buchanan.
And he’s self-employed. He started way down:
This is an incredibly lonely kid, [said a friend]. He doesnâ€™t have a sister, his mother is in and out of hospitals [diagnosed with schizophrenia], the father was beside himself. In high school they treated him like shit. He was starting to lose his hair in high school; think what that does to a kid.