11.09.2012

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Peggy Noonan Is Still Permitted to Write About Politics for Some Reason
Peggy Noonan Is Still Permitted to Write About Politics for Some Reason:
Peggy Noonan, whose uniquely airy style of kindergarten-reading-level prose works upon the political chattering classes (but no one else) like a snake charmer's flute works on a cobra, wrote one of the most vapid, scoff-worthy, fact-free columns of the pre-election news cycle, in which she predicted that Mitt Romney would win because she'd been seeing a lot of his yard signs around, lately. Well, now comes the post-election follow-up: Peggy Noonan is resigning from her job as a WSJ columnist, in acknowledgement of the unavoidable fact that she is an embarrassment to her profession.

Ha, playing. Just playing.
Starvation, pestilence, disease. These are all things which depress me. But none as much as the fact that Peggy Freaking Noonan probably brings in a seven-figure salary. 
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