Then the drink takes a drink.
Then the drink takes you.
Then the drink gets a job blabbing ridiculous opinions on NBC.
-- F. Scott Fitzgerald, updated
Peggy Noonan joins NBC, MSNBCPeggy Noonan, a longtime conservative columnist for the Wall Street Journal, is joining NBC and MSNBC as a political commentator, The Hill reports.Noonan appeared on the network's "Meet the Press" Sunday in her debut.Noonan was a speechwriter for former President Ronald Reagan. Starting with the 2016 election, Noonan has been a frequent critic of President Donald Trump...
There is literally no barrier to permanent Beltway employment other than already being in The Club.
Conversely, if you're not in The Club, you do not exist. Unless, of course, you're a freshly decanted, white Conservative man-baby with the right connections and paperwork, in which case everyone at NPR and The New York Times and Meet the Press and Time magazine and on and on are all deeply, deeply interested in every little thing you have to say about everything -- from how Donald Trump will save Murrica, to why your previous deeply-held opinion about Donald Trump saving Murrica may have been poorly considered.
Julius Krein, a conservative who founded the pro-Trump journal American Affairs, now regrets his vote for Donald Trump. What a story! Such an astounding story, in fact, that he has been given space at the New York Times to tell his amazing tale of being catastrophically wrong.
Well, this is made a little easier knowing that my pal Tengrain and Mock, Paper, Scissors -- who owns clear title to the Noonan Genre and don't you forget it! -- will not lack for raw materials with which to work his magic anytime in the near future.