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Noonan: The Sleepiness of a Hollow Legend (Pres. Sham-Wow SOU speech)
Wall Street Journal ^ | 1-24-14 | Peggy Noonan

Posted on 01/25/2014 6:56:59 PM PST by dynachrome

Because when I imagine Barack Obama's State of the Union, I see a handsome, dignified man standing at the podium and behind him Joe Biden, sleeping. And next to him John Boehner, snoring. And arrayed before the president the members, napping.

No one's really listening to the president now. He has been for five years a nonstop windup talk machine. Most of it has been facile, bland, the same rounded words and rounded sentiments, the same soft accusations and excuses. I see him enjoying the sound of his voice as the network newsman leans forward eagerly, intently, nodding at the pearls, enacting interest, for this is the president and he is the anchorman and surely something important is being said with two such important men engaged.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhosotu; bhosoty; demlies; obamasotu; obozospeech; peggynoonan; shamwow; stateoftheunion
I got a chuckle out of it.
1 posted on 01/25/2014 6:56:59 PM PST by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

Can’t stand this backstabbing b*tch no matter what she says now.


2 posted on 01/25/2014 6:58:21 PM PST by kcvl
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To: dynachrome

Good ‘un. After you get through the sentimental part in the beginning.


3 posted on 01/25/2014 6:59:35 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: dynachrome

Sorry Peggy, you drank the Hopenchange kool aid 5 years ago....


4 posted on 01/25/2014 6:59:47 PM PST by wny
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To: dynachrome

Posted @ 6:56.59, dissing posts before even Evelyn Wood could have read it in its entirety from the People magazine crowd that sees only personalities and can’t comprehend ideas.


5 posted on 01/25/2014 7:02:05 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: kcvl
Can’t stand this backstabbing b*tch no matter what she says now.

Exactly. You were ALL in for this utter fraud, to the point of willful disregard of the obvious, Noonan.

FU
6 posted on 01/25/2014 7:10:28 PM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: dynachrome

I can’t imagine listening to one minute of any Obama speech.

Not that what he says is true or untrue, but rather that it is so completely unhinged from truth as to have no meaning. He reads the teleprompter. He neither believes what he says nor does he disbelieve it. Believing or disbelieving is irrelevant, his words are only intended to fill a space.

The press will then run with it, to tell me what I am supposed to think about it. But they neither believe nor disbelieve. The electronic word generator feeds the teleprompter which feeds the electronic propaganda generator, and no one believes or disbelieves, because no one is listening. They get their cues as to what they are supposed to think and say about it, but they are not required to believe or even think about it too closely. Just parrot it. Which is what Obama is doing, and the press, and the party faithful, round and round and back again.

Its all just the humming of the hive.


7 posted on 01/25/2014 7:11:07 PM PST by marron
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To: wny

Yep. I remember this bitc$ drooling over zero.


8 posted on 01/25/2014 7:11:21 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: dynachrome
Because when I imagine Barack Obama's State of the Union, I see a handsome, dignified man standing at the podium

Either Zero got a pinch hitter for the SOU or dearest Peg got a vivid imagination.

9 posted on 01/25/2014 7:12:20 PM PST by stormhill
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To: dynachrome

10 posted on 01/25/2014 7:14:09 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: dynachrome
Poor Peggy..

11 posted on 01/25/2014 7:15:28 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: dynachrome

There’s really nothing Noonan can do to rehabilitate herself with conservatives. A former Reagan star-writer who went gaga over the illegal, ilicit Fraud simply cannot hope to regain her place. She’s still a great wordsmith (IMO) but she will never have the audience of yore.


12 posted on 01/25/2014 7:15:44 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: dynachrome

Well written, and I’m getting a kick out of reading the comments whining about Peggy.


13 posted on 01/25/2014 7:16:26 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Revolting cat!

We comprehend ideas very well. What we have a problem comprehending is people who refuse to see the obvious, willfully disregard warning signs and won’t pursue highly questionable facts about a candidate. What she says now is really of little interest to me, as the damage is done.


14 posted on 01/25/2014 7:19:26 PM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: 1rudeboy

Did noonan have a stroke?


15 posted on 01/25/2014 7:19:58 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: workerbee
I was on to her during the Reagan funeral, when all she could talk about her feud with another one of his speechwriters.

All ego, no principles.

16 posted on 01/25/2014 7:20:40 PM PST by skeeter
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To: dynachrome

She’s really quick. It only took her 5 years to figure out what most of us extremists knew immediately.

Pray America is Waking


17 posted on 01/25/2014 7:22:55 PM PST by bray (http://www.braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: dynachrome

I will listen, only to hear the duck calls.


18 posted on 01/25/2014 7:23:37 PM PST by Octar
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To: ogen hal
As far as I can tell, FReepers are upset that she didn't wholeheartedly endorse Romney (imagine that), and that she predicted the Obama tsunami. Life is hard, I suppose.

That being said, she's a "touchy-feely" writer, and it grates.

19 posted on 01/25/2014 7:25:31 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

From the comments:

He will start with a lie right out of the gate...”My fellow Americans”


20 posted on 01/25/2014 7:27:36 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: dynachrome

I had to quit watching her on tv because she always tilts her head to the side. It’s very distracting. Her mother never taught her to sit up straight.
Apparently.


21 posted on 01/25/2014 7:27:57 PM PST by mommyq
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To: dynachrome

That’s a good one, LOL.


22 posted on 01/25/2014 7:31:52 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: marron

“I can’t imagine listening to one minute of any Obama speech.”

Neither can I. The Tourettes response starte kicking in.

“Its all just the humming of the hive”.

Intelligence is irrelevant. Reason is futile.


23 posted on 01/25/2014 7:55:36 PM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: dynachrome

I wonder if Peggy’s sorry for voting for him now?


24 posted on 01/25/2014 8:24:44 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: dynachrome

Noonan strikes me as the type female that is TERRIFIED of growing old (and NOT being invited to tv interviews anymore.)

She SUPPORTED a “man” with little to no gubmint experience and THIS latest utterence from her says she voted for Benghazi Barry Soebarkah for its/her/his looks!!!

Honey, you’re an embarrassment...go ye and get a facelift. You’ll feel better.


25 posted on 01/25/2014 8:36:39 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: dynachrome
I just want to see the conservatives stand up as one and start shouting,

"Liar, Liar, Liar, Liar, Liar, Liar, Liar, Liar, Liar, Liar..."

Now that would be memorable.

26 posted on 01/25/2014 8:39:14 PM PST by Carry_Okie (Grovelnator Shwarzenkaiser: fasionable fascism one charade at a time.)
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To: dynachrome

White guilt much, Peggy?

In no stretch of the imagination is he “handsome”.


27 posted on 01/25/2014 8:44:28 PM PST by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: workerbee

I dunno. Peggy lost a LOT of credibility with me in 2008, but if I were to shun anyone who made a dumb mistake or were bamboozled by the razzle-dazzle, I’d have to shun myself. I didn’t fall for Obama, admittedly, but I’ve screwed up too.

I’m willing to give her another chance, at least to see if she’s really seen the light again.


28 posted on 01/25/2014 9:26:35 PM PST by Luircin
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To: skinkinthegrass

When I hear the creep talking, I turn off the radio or change channel. Knowing he lies about everything, why listen to more lies.

Besides listening to the slime ball, gives me nausea.
Stuck in a hall with the Liar doing his non-stop lies, said in slow, short sentences using short, simple words...appropriate for 3rd graders or Obamabots, he obviously assumes his supporters are mental midgets. Which come to think of it, is true...what was that about “useful idiots”?

Anyway, to any normal person with functioning brain, a barf bag should be held ready if one insists on listening to the sleaze.

Drag a $100 thru a trailor park and you get Bush.
A $20 and you get a wh*re.
A $5 bill and here is Obama.
And the Wookie.


29 posted on 01/25/2014 10:01:29 PM PST by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: dynachrome

It is all fraudulent dribble from the liar in cheat.


30 posted on 01/25/2014 10:22:30 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 1rudeboy

No, Freepers are angry that she did her part to get this fraud elected in the first place. (That was 4 years before Romney’s run - of course, McCain was worse, but he had a better Veep)


31 posted on 01/25/2014 11:29:01 PM PST by GilesB
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To: americas.best.days...
I'll let the ladies decide if he's "handsome" but it's ridiculous to call him dignified, WTF.
32 posted on 01/26/2014 12:01:23 AM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: dynachrome

I remember Peggy with her high leather boots, looking like a “working girl” on MSNBC talking about how great Obama was on election night in 2008. There is nothing she can do to ever restore her credibility as a political pundit. When you get something so wrong, you start to become a Dick Morris or a Carl Rove at some point — irrelevant.


33 posted on 01/26/2014 1:20:54 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution...)
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To: dynachrome

Peggy, for that one short paragraph, I forgive you for the lie you wrote for Presient George H. W. Bush, “Read my lips. no new taxes.”


34 posted on 01/26/2014 6:08:24 AM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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THIS IS FUNNY Boobamba's SOTU won't be mentioning Obamacare.

WHO CAN BLAME HIM? Boobamba's prolly scared stiff of the applause from lock-stepping Dems rising to their fight as one (like they had firecrackers under their a**es)..... to applaud Boobamba's signature piece of legislation.

Heck, as far back as 2008, at the presidential debate in Nashville, Democrat candidate Obama advanced his signature plan that was ultimately enacted (by an historic straight Democrat party-line vote) into the "Affordable Care Act :

OBAMA: "No. 1, let me just repeat, if you’ve got a health care plan that you like, you can keep it. All I’m going to do is help you to lower the premiums on it. You’ll still have your choice of doctor.”

Repeated over and over ---- with the promise that every American family would be saving $2500.00 on healthcare costs.

LOCK-STEPPING PARTY LOYALTY NOT SEEN SINCE 1940's ERA EUROPE Obama And The Dumbos marched in lockstep. The persistent Dumbocrat drumbeat ---- in obeisance to Obama ---- kept ringing reassuringly in our ears: "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan."

=================================

SIGNING "THE BIG EFFIN' DEAL"

"Those Democrats leering over my shoulder owe me bigtime. This
healthcare bill insures we have a permanent Democratic majority."

" All except those Tea Party types, swallowed hook, line and sinker my promises that they could:
(1) keep their existing health plans,
(2) keep their own doctors that they like,
(3) keep their 25-year-olds on the family health plan,
(4) never be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition,
(5) sign up instantly on my tech-savvy government Web site,
(6) buy insurance only after becoming seriously ill."
(7) save $2,500 in annual premiums in the bargain....
(8) All without any new taxes."

"Them sonovagun Tea Partiers will rue the day they criticized my wonderful bill."

================================================

JUST AN EDUCATED GUESS (CACKLE)-- O/Care must be a debacle---b/c lock-stepping Dems are hiding it as an election issue.

Nanzi Pelosi Says Dems win in 2014 Focusing on The 3 R’s: Recruiting, Raising Cash, Raising Issues.....but Nancy plumb "forgot" to mention "Obamacare"--- the signature legislation of their president. Lock-stepping Dems once said they were so s-u-r-e Americans would love Obama's wonderful healthcare plan, that O/Care is a winning Democrat issue.

Lock-stepping Dems seem to have gotten the heebie jeebies over Obamacare.

ROTFL.

35 posted on 01/26/2014 7:08:18 AM PST by Liz
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Golly, I hope when she writes his SOTU speech, Valerie
omits references to Obamacare. Or-----disaster looms.

"And let me thank every Democrat, who---without exception
---voted for Obamacare---my historic signature legislation."

"Thank you Democrats for reminding every American in every
district: 'if they like their plan, they can keep their plan.' Nice work Democrats."

36 posted on 01/26/2014 7:11:04 AM PST by Liz
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To: Luircin
a dumb mistake or were bamboozled by the razzle-dazzle,

Noonan is no dumb blonde, casual newswatching, apolitical "typical" American. She knew exactly what she was voting (and shilling) for.

37 posted on 01/26/2014 7:27:04 AM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: workerbee
She’s still a great wordsmith

Give me a break. That gal is the biggest abuser of the English language since Ebonics.

Sentence fragments, run-on sentences...

38 posted on 01/26/2014 5:21:59 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
She's the white "Oswald Bates".


39 posted on 01/26/2014 5:25:34 PM PST by dfwgator
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