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 of travelers. We have been to England, visited a lot of those neighborhoods. They were peaceful; now they’re in flames.
Really, Peggy? You’ve spent a lot of time in Tottenham, Hackney, and Brixton? Your toff friends hang out in East London, do they?