Skip to comments.The Obama Contradiction [PEGGY NOONAN]
Posted on 01/29/2010 10:57:44 AM PST by ColdOne
When you watch a president give a State of the Union Address on television, you're always watching three people: the president at the podium, and the vice president and House speaker on the rise behind him. As a TV shot it's awkward. The vice president and the speaker have been instructed by media professionals not to let their eyes do what they want to do, which is survey the doings in the chamber. Instead they must stare unwaveringly at the back of the president's head. This is so that they appear to be fascinated by what he's saying, as if he's so interesting that they can't take their eyes off him. It's also so that you, the viewer, don't become distracted by wondering whom they're looking at in the audience.
It's uncomfortable for them, and boring. You, as a member of the TV audience, get to watch the president. The speaker and the vice president get to think, "Huh, he's getting a little gray in the back." The reason Nancy Pelosi often seems a little dart-eyed in these circumstances is that she's always trying to get a look at the chamber when she thinks the camera isn't on her. Joe Biden seems happy to be the fascinated person with crinkly eyes and shining teeth. But for Mrs. Pelosi it's a challenge. This is her chamber, all her people are here, and she wants to be looking at John Boehner's face and Harry Reid's and see who's cheering and who's wearing what.
But the three-shot the other night was also the
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“But for Mrs. Pelosi it’s a challenge. This is her chamber, all her people are here, and she wants to be looking at John Boehner’s face and Harry Reid’s and see who’s cheering and who’s wearing what.”
HER chamber...HER people...who’s wearing what...sick, sick, sick
1. Hates Sarah Palin
2. Cares about the Party Circuit
3. Elitist snob who long ago jumped the shark
4. Unworthy of having worked for Ronaldus Maximus
5. Often writes hyperFeminine, maudlin gobbledigook
I ENJOY DISLIKING PEGGY NOONAN
Wasn't worth it. She has nothing to say.
Well, it starts out well. I liked that bit about Joe Biden’s shining teeth. But it’s all downhill from there, except for that more or less irrelevant blast from the past, when Reagan said, “Jump.”
Do do a new foundation right, you must remove the old building, clear the rubble, poor a new foundation that is more suited to what you wish to build.
It has been fun if sickening to see how the media droolers found ways to praise odumbo’s lackluster rant.
I wonder if Obama forgot he was black?
More on that little rascal, Nancy: “...that single receipt makes up just part of the more than $101,000 taxpayers paid for “in-flight services” including food and liquor, for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trips on Air Force jets over the last two years. That’s almost $1,000 per week.”
Do do = To do
Noonan was one of the orignal Vichy Republicans.
I just read that article.. These people think they are Gods and it must stop...
“Elitist snob who long ago jumped the shark”
I think a RINO jumper her bones.
Noonan’s brain died about the same time Reagan’s did.
When talking about Obama the Unready and NAnZI Pelosi, “do do” is quite appropriate.
Well ... Peggy ...you could have seen all this in 08 but you were busy creaming in your pants for the child wonder Obama...
PEGGY GO AWAY YOU ARE IRRELEVANT!!!
I don’t care what you say you are one of them...
*** 3. Elitist snob who long ago jumped the shark
I ENJOY DISLIKING PEGGY NOONAN ***
Count me in. Peggy Noonan’s drivel isn’t worth the read. She’s unfocused, and more than just a little pleased with herself. She’s at home on MSNBC with all the other nutjobs.
Peg, if your friend is looking for an adult in the Oval Office for the next few years, he’s SOL.
Peggy wants to be welcome in “the right circles.”
And Barry can trash people sitting directly in front of him (SCOTUS) and NEVER look their way.
New Foundation? Is Barack getting Michelle a new girdle?