Chuck Todd To Drudge: I Never Turned On Obama

Chuck Todd’s grim political prognosis on Wednesday for President Obama gave some quality fodder to the conservative Drudge Report, but the NBC White House correspondent insisted he was simply providing the facts.

After Todd said that the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll showed that the public believes Obama’s “presidency is over,” the Drudge Report splashed this headline on the front page of his heavily trafficked website:

Todd promptly responded with a pair of tweets aimed at Drudge, arguing that he was simply reporting and analyzing on what was a pretty grim poll for Obama.

h/t Mediaite


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