Being Peggy Noonan Being Hillary Clinton Being NBC

By: Thursday August 8, 2013 3:35 pm

National vodka repository Peggy Noonan who once wrote some Hillary Clinton fanfic (“Assembling her case, Noonan repeatedly uses a technique that increases drama at the price of credibility: invented scenes“) is auditioning to write the screenplay for NBC’s Hillary!: The Coronationing.

 

The Romney Campaign Pre-Obituaries

By: Thursday September 20, 2012 11:15 am

You know things are really going bad for a campaign when weeks before the election top media figures start writing about it as if it were already lost or is destined to lose unless it radically changes. This week featured several pre-obituaries about the Romney campaign.

Come Saturday Morning: What Fifty-Plus Years of a Business-Bigot Alliance Gets Us — The Modern GOP

By: Saturday March 31, 2012 6:45 am

How did it come to be that what once was the Party of Lincoln is now the Party of David Duke and Strom Thurmond? It was a simple business calculation — Corporate America and rich people in general wanted to get out of paying the taxes needed to sustain our societal infrastructure, and they figured the best way to do that was to manipulate race hatreds among whites in order to convince them that societal infrastructure helped black people more than white people.

It succeeded very well in cutting the taxes on the rich and on corporations, but that success came at the price of poisoning the minds of the Republicans, from the lowliest grunt worker to elite-level opinion controllers like Noonan and Carlson, with the deep-set sickness of bigotry.

Peggy Noonan Surprised That 2012 GOP Presidential Candidates are Mostly Crazy

By: Friday April 15, 2011 10:30 am

Yeah, I know — I can’t help myself. But look, I would’ve ignored this mostly useless Nooners piece had she not written this about the Republicans’ 2012 crop of circus geeks and snake handlers.

Peggy Noonan Officially Goes All Wobbly On Us

By: Friday March 25, 2011 10:30 am

In the wake of Obama’s use of military force in Libya, let’s take a look back at what Nooners was saying about George W. Bush and Iraq in 2003.

In Which I Agree with Peggy Noonan

By: Friday December 10, 2010 10:30 am

You have no idea how much it kills me to write this: she nailed it.

Late Night: Republican Class of 2010 Encouraged To Get Responsibly Sexy With Anything That Moves

By: Friday November 12, 2010 8:15 pm

It has been awhile since Our Lady of The Magical Dolphins, Peggy Noonan, has graced these, well, not pages, so probably your computer screen or maybe cellphone or whatever electronic geegaw you use to for that internet thingy. But Peggy is back and making the case that “the media” (which she is not a member of despite her WSJ column and the teevee appearances) is going to seduce and have its way with the 2010 class of Young Idealistic Republican freshmen like they were naive small-town girls fresh off the bus in Hollywood.

Peggy Noonan: Obama’s Failing Because “He Doesn’t Fit Any Categories”

By: Friday August 27, 2010 10:30 am

She’s just recycling trash now. A couple years ago, Nooners had a column titled “The End of Placeness” in which she asked, “OK, quick, close your eyes. Where is Barack Obama from?” Two years later, apparently, it’s still Obama’s “otherness” that’s tripping him up.

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