Skip to comments.Palin's Failin' (Noonan Barf Alert)
Posted on 10/16/2008 10:11:33 PM PDT by acsuc99
But we have seen Mrs. Palin on the national stage for seven weeks now, and there is little sign that she has the tools, the equipment, the knowledge or the philosophical grounding one hopes for, and expects, in a holder of high office. She is a person of great ambition, but the question remains: What is the purpose of the ambition? She wants to rise, but what for? For seven weeks I've listened to her, trying to understand if she is Bushian or Reaganitea spender, to speak briefly, whose political decisions seem untethered to a political philosophy, and whose foreign policy is shaped by a certain emotionalism, or a conservative whose principles are rooted in philosophy, and whose foreign policy leans more toward what might be called romantic realism, and that is speak truth, know America, be America, move diplomatically, respect public opinion, and move within an awareness and appreciation of reality. But it's unclear whether she is Bushian or Reaganite. She doesn't think aloud. She just . . . says things. Her supporters accuse her critics of snobbery: Maybe she's not a big "egghead" but she has brilliant instincts and inner toughness. But what instincts? "I'm Joe Six-Pack"? She does not speak seriously but attempts to excite sensation"palling around with terrorists." If the Ayers case is a serious issue, treat it seriously. She is not as thoughtful or persuasive as Joe the Plumber, who in an extended cable interview Thursday made a better case for the Republican ticket than the Republican ticket has made. In the past two weeks she has spent her time throwing out tinny lines to crowds she doesn't, really, understand.
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Jealous woman. That’s all Peggy is anymore. Shame.
I wish Noonan and Parker would take a vacation somewhere together. How ‘bout Pluto. The Un-Planet.
With “conservatives” like Noonan and the Franken-contributing Ben Stein, who needs enemy Marxists?
I refuse to read her crap anymore. She has become a bitter has been.
Peggy Noonan has a severe case of Palin envy.
I still don’t know who she is.
Peggy is an elitist snob. Palin’s job is to stir up the base. She’s also a GOVERNOR so her focus isn’t foreign policy but that of an executive.
If Sarah was from the same country club then everything would be just ducky.
Noonan and Parker two of the most pathetic elitists i’ve ever seen. I’m embarrased they call themselves Conservatives.
Wow, Noonan’s jealousy rages on. Palin repeatedly rakes in crowds larger than any other candidate in history, and especially any other veep, and she doesn’t have the tools? LOL! Looks like Noonan is bucking for a nice cush job in bambi’s new Stalinist regime.....good luck with all that lady....
Like mo-do, she gets more bitter day by day...jealousy does that.
Give it up, peggy. Your day in the sun is over.
Peggy recently suffered from cranial-rectal prolapse when her head fell through her butt and broke her friggin’ neck.
She’s the VP candidate for pete’s sake. Their job is to go to rallies and attack the opposition.
“She wants to rise, but what for?”
To serve a purpose higher than herself. You, Peggy, wouldn’t understand that.
Sure. That's why nobody bothers to come to her events.
C'mon, Peggy, buy a clue.
...now so is Noonan. Lyin that is.
Oh my. Peggy didn’t jump the shark, it ate her and pooped her out.
Noonan has been reduced to writing phoney, attention-seeking drivel. Come get me, coppers. What kind of delusional pap is that?
Does she have a book coming out or perhaps a need to keep up her cred at the salons?
Anyone want to pass the hat for Joe?
Seems like the best way to put Miss Peggy in her rightful place.
Peggy, could you be more irrelevant?
Your snooty, snobbishness might play well on 5th avenue, but main-street has had quite enough of you. Go away.
Can she just shut up? Or is she trying out for her own show at DNCNBC......
Just googled "define: effete" and up comes Peggy Noonan.
She has become a Dem
She sounds just plain silly now.
Perfect, T. Buzz. ;-)
lol, thanks for the laugh.
She is not as thoughtful or persuasive as Joe the Plumber
well, I’m shocked she would show some respect for one of the ‘other’ people.
Get your filthy hands off my poor Fifi, you bad, bad man!
Dear Lord! When will these jealous witches stop?
Peggy used to write stuff worth reading. She’s gone off the deep end like Bob Barr and a few others.
Thank goodness Palin is neither. She's her own woman with her own mind - and it's conservative. Noonan's been sucking the elite republican tit for so long, she no longer recognizes conservatism.
What is the purpose of the ambition?
Hey dipstick, there's an elephant in the room. The question you should be raising is What is the purpose of obama's ambition?
Such cattiness from two women--Noonan and Parker-- neither one of whom has ever even tried to get elected to anything.
Noonan isn’t just a snob she is an obvious revolting snob I am proud to have disliked her from long ago.
Why would any alleged conservative disfavor this conservative governor as opposed to, say, the third most liberal nincompoop senator Joe Biden?
These people like Noonan were always crap and now they are showing their true colors. I would kick Noonan out of the way to have a conversation with Palin.
Poooooor Pegster’s soooo irrelevant.
Want some cheese with that whine, Pegs? I think the Camembert’s ripened...or is that the stench of your catty jealousy?
But a real folksky conservative woman has appeared on the scene and her name is Gov. Sarah Palin and she won't be attending Georgetown parties.
But we have seen Mrs. Palin on the national stage for seven weeks now, and there is little sign that she has the tools, the equipment, the knowledge or the philosophical grounding one hopes for, and expects, in a holder of high office.
Seven whole weeks? Peggy, just sit down and be quiet. Your columns are becoming embarrassingly nonsensical.
Is this “b” at it again?
Dr. TwithanH has diagnosed Ms. Noonan’s problem! She’s listening to Gov. Palin with her “entrenched in the beltway” ears. She needs an ear lavage.
At least Barr is still a real man and not some Rockefeller country clubber.
her alma mater, Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Before entering the Reagan White House, Noonan was a producer at CBS News in New York, where she wrote and produced Dan Rathers daily radio commentary. She also wrote television news specials for CBS News. As editorial and public affairs director at WEEI-AM, the CBS owned station in Boston, she won the Tom Phillips Award for broadcast commentary. In 1978 and 1979 she was an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University.
She lives in New York City.
The problem is obvious, it's in the East. Northeast that is. See BS and Dan Rather,
Peg Noone has a severe case of jealousy. “Oh boo hoo, if I could just be as pretty, classy, sexy, enthusiastic, inspiring, hunt moose, shoot a gun, ride a snowmachine, fish, quick on my feet, and most of all be loving mother and wife then I could be just like Sarah.” “Well, since I cannot do any of that then I will just be a jealous bitch.”
PN should be asking the One that question...
Whatever happened to the phrase “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all”...
I used to like Peggy Noonan, but have realized that she must have lost something when going through menapause because she turned left and went off the cliff politically.
You know back when Peggy Noonan was first on the scene I use to see her in interviews all the time. I don’t or didn’t know what the fuss was all about. She didn’t seem terriblly bright then and she really seems just plain dumb now. Maybe she just isn’t getting all the attention she use to. I cannot for the life of me figure her out. I think her 15 minutes is long over.
Poor Peggy has been milking her connection to Reagan for the past twenty years, but the well’s run dry. Maybe she needs to find another topic to write about other than politics to recharge and find her muse again. She’s starting to sound like that awful Doris Kearns Goodwin, who seems to be on television every day for the past thirty years and no matter what the topic is, she will always somehow relate it to JFK. Maybe Peggy and Doris should go on a Road Trip.
MSNBC loves peggys drivel. We all need to speak in BS terms to garner respect from the upper classes of snotdom.