"Tons of stress on cablenews as competition heats," Drudge wrote to his more than 500,000 followers on his personal account. "Maddow and Tucker have recently been out on medicals. Another host appears heavily drugged."
According to The Hill, Drudge's tweet referred to Carlson missing his Thursday program due to appendicitis and Maddow missing nearly two weeks of hosting her prime-time program due to an undisclosed illness.
Tons of stress on cablenews as competition heats. Maddow and Tucker have recently been out on medicals. Another host appears heavily drugged— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) June 16, 2017
It is not known who the other host that Drudge is referring to being as "heavily drugged" is.
The daily drama of the President Trump era continues to be ratings gold for all three of the major cable news networks, with combined viewing of Fox News, MSNBC and CNN up 33 percent through the first week of June compared with the same time in 2016, according to data from Pivotal Research Group