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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Alan Simpson Gangnam Style Edition)

The best thing about Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall Street Journal column is her lede, which references the breakout Gangnam video of budget-cutting bhagwan Alan Simpson (forever after to be known as AlSim):   The worst part of Ms. Peggy’s column … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Barack Is Boring Edition)

Today’s offering from Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan: The Democrats’ Soft Extremism Obama is out of ideas, and Clinton’s speech was unworthy of him Barack Obama is deeply overexposed and often boring. He never seems to be saying what … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Mitt Romney’s Sense Of Humor Edition)

Peggy Noonan, the Annie Hall of the chin-strokerati (see: any of her Meet the Press appearances), has outdone herself – or is that, undone herself? – in this week’s Wall Street Journal column, headlined “America Meets Mr. Romney.” In it, … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Romney Pom-Pom Edition)

It’s well known that Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan lives in a parallel universe, but this week’s submission is especially Bizarro World. Representative sample: There is every reason to be deeply skeptical of President Obama’s prospects in November. Republicans … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Obama The Operator Edition)

In this week’s edition of Peggy Through the Looking Glass, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan pegs President Obama as the “Not-So-Smooth Operator.” Something’s happening to President Obama’s relationship with those who are inclined not to like his policies. They … Continue reading

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Perry & Thrust (Peggy Noonan Edition)

This week’s Wall Street Journal column from Peggy Noonan (the not-so-Noodnik twin) pretty much eviscerates GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry (R-Neville Chamberlain Patrol). Noonan contrasts Pres. Obama’s turn at the U.N. (“Mr. Obama’s speech Wednesday at the United Nations was good. … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Obama Vacation Edition)

Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall Street Journal column seems to suggest that Barack Obama’s Excellent Vacation is some kind of White Flag of Discourage: The market is dispirited. I’m wondering if the president is, too, and if that won’t carry implications … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (British Riots Edition)

Lede of the increasingly unmoored-from-reality Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall Street Journal column: The riots in Britain left some Americans shaken. In the affluence of the past 40 years, and with the rise of the jumbo jet, we became a nation … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik: Mitt Romney=Brian Williams

From Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall Street Journal column: All candidates for president are network or local. Romney is a network anchorman—sleek, put together, the right hair, a look of dignity. He’s like Brian Williams. Some candidates are local anchormen—they’re working … Continue reading

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BP=Brutish Petroleum (NYT), Bash President (WSJ)

Saturday was surely Bratish Petroleum day, what with Typhoid Tony Hayward gone a-yachting and all. Via the New York Times: BP officials on Saturday scrambled yet again to respond to another public relations challenge when their embattled chief executive, Tony Hayward, … Continue reading

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