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April 27, 2012

Obama=Asshole Watch #4: Peggy Noonan is Bored by President Putz

"This president is always out there, talking. But—and forgive me, because what I'm about to say is rude—has anyone noticed how boring he is?
Plonking platitude after plonking platitude. To see Mr. Obama on the stump is to see a man at the podium who's constantly dribbling away the punch line.... If you have nothing to say, does it matter that you have endless venues in which to say it?" -- P. Noonan @ Had Enough Therapy?: Trouble in Obamaville

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 27, 2012 6:03 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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OK, why is Peggy Noonan given column inches in a major newspaper. She is stupider than Maureen Dowd and more inane than Tom Friedman.

Posted by: Fat Man at April 27, 2012 7:48 PM

There is a class of people who consider the expression of their boredom to be understood as the ultimate insult. Peggy Noonan is definitely of that class.

Posted by: james wilson at April 27, 2012 9:17 PM

To quote Jim Treacher: "Did you know that Obama ate dog?"

Oh, and by the way, he is boring, too.

Was this woman REALLY one of Reagan's speech writers?

Posted by: Jewel at April 28, 2012 1:33 AM

I am never bored when I hear Obama speak. His writers anihilate truths with greater aplomb and effeciency than I have ever heard, and he knows his audience. Edmund Burke was the first to describe them.

"They have no respect for the wisdom of others; but they pay it off by a very full measure of confidence in their own. With them it is a sufficient motive to destroy an old scheme of things, because it is an old one. As to the new, they are in no sort of fear with regard to the duration of the building run up in haste; because duration is no object to those who think little or nothing has been done before their time, and who place all their hopes in discovery. Their attachment to their country itself is only so far as it agrees with some of their fleeting projects, it begins and ends with that scheme of polity which falls in with their momentary opinions.
In the groves of their academy, at the end of every vista, you see nothing but the gallows."

It pays to be terrified, not bored.

Posted by: james wilson at April 28, 2012 8:47 AM

Has anyone noticed, Peggy? Why yes, in December of 2009, actually.

Posted by: Andy at April 28, 2012 9:21 AM

Is Peggy Noonan's opus now to be considered like the Koran? The earlier fawning and flattering verses have been superseded by the later negative, resentful verses and we're to take these as authoritative.

Posted by: Dr. Mabuse at April 29, 2012 3:55 AM

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