The Trump era has not, it seems, been kind to Breitbart. According to a report in the Washington Post earlier this month, the site has lost 75 per cent of its readership since Trump was inaugurated, going from more than 17 million monthly unique browsers at the beginning of to less than 5 million in May What went wrong? Breitbart was launched in and named for its founder, a right-wing media maverick called Andrew Breitbart. The site enjoyed lots of early successes, in part because Drudge helped out his friend by regularly featuring Breitbart stories on his site, funnelling monster traffic. Breitbart also broke some big stories; in particular, it was instrumental in the sexting scandal that led to the downfall of Anthony Weiner, then a rising-star congressman who was married to Huma Abedin, a close aide and confidante to Hillary Clinton.
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Steve Bannon hails Dominic Cummings and predicts lurch to right for No Published: 1 Aug The right-wing media have united in defending the president and his response, blaming the left for using the virus for their own agenda. Published: 5 Mar Trump aide Stephen Miller told Bannon immigration would 'decimate' America.
Breitbart was born in Los Angeles on February 1, His adoptive mother had converted to Judaism when marrying his adoptive father. Breitbart attended Brentwood School , one of the country's top private schools, but did not distinguish himself, saying: "My sense of humor saved me". Breitbart would remain "proudly and playfully Jewish" throughout his life, although not always religiously observant. He would sing Hebrew songs at work while also teasing his Orthodox Jewish colleagues for keeping a kosher diet. And the Israeli people, I adore and I love.
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