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'N*gger' Covers Drudge Report for Django Unchained

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Published on Dec 12, 2012

"If you aren't naturally attuned to the frequency at which internet conservatives are currently shaking with rage, you might've been surprised when you visited right-wing aggregation site the Drudge Report this morning and were confronted with the following headline, in 40-point type: "'N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER.'" Clicking on the headline wouldn't satisfy your confusion: it linked to The Hollywood Reporter's review of Quentin Tarantino's new slave-revenge movie Django Unchained — a review that barely touches on the word's use in the movie. It's just a review.

So why did Drudge link to it with that headline? Welcome to the mass right-wing Django Unchained freakout."*

Time for the right-wing to panic and freak out! At least that seems to be the feeling on Drudge Report which had the "n-word" 7 times on its front page in response to the Tarantino film, "Django Unchained." Was Drudge trying to incite his mainly white conservative base? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss.

*Read more from Max Read/ Gawker:
http://gawker.com/5967848/why-is-the-...

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