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Drudge Attacks Clinton Book Promotion

Rob Kall

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Right Wing Echo Chamber team member devoted almost an entire column-- one third of his front page to a list of links to articles from mostly small local media reporting slower sales for Clinton's book.

The first two links report positive info, but then Drudge goes negative. This is one more way the right wing uses Drudge to reinforce their message and media goals. In this case, Drudge is sending a message to the loyal Republican base that in many areas, Clinton's book is not soaring. It's not hard to read in between the lines-- Don't buy this book.

Drudge often uses book sales, especially initial sales in  the first week to compare politicians and media people. He did it with Hillary, with O'Reilly... but this set of links that tell the tale of locations where the book is not flying off the shelf seems the most blatant. Obviously, when people read that a book is very hot, they are more likely to consider buying it, and when it is reported that sales are flat, they'll be turned off from buying it.

Here are the links, since Drudge's links move so often, taken from the Drudge website at 12:40 PM Wednesday. 

Clinton's Book Signings Draw Adoring Throngs in NYC...

CNN: 'My Life' sets records...

BUT... Sales slow in Florida...

Stacks Left Untouched on Maryland Shore...

Clinton book sales quiet in Arizona...

Memoirs not on Houston's best seller list...

Tome slow out of gate in Cincinnati...

Not flying off shelves in Hudson Valley...

Mixed reaction in Manitowoc...

Mixed book sales in N.E. Georgia...

Creates little hoopla in San Antonio...

Not Selling in Shenandoah Valley...

Book not so magical in Wichita Falls...

Hoosiers react quietly to memoir...

Just hype? asks Gainesville...

Sales can't measure up to Harry or Hillary in suburban Chicago...

Memoirs don't stir Saginaw...

Memoir is no 1st-day best-seller in Ft. Wayne...

Not selling in VA Beach...

No best seller in Billings...

Slow in Sacramento...

 

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