The Drudge Report became the go-to source for conservative news on January 17, 1998 after linking a certain saxophone playing president to a certain White House intern.
That morning, editor Matt Drudge ran the following headline: “NEWSWEEK KILLS STORY ON WHITE HOUSE INTERN.”
On January 17, 1998, the Drudge Report first broke news of President Clinton’s sexual relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky pic.twitter.com/dGyYS8pgKx
— RetroNewsNow (@RetroNewsNow) January 17, 2017
The rest is history.