Sunday, April 19, 2015

10 Years After: 2013 -- You Forgot Noonan!

The 10th blogiversary fundraiser continues with the Snowden Year of 2013.  

Jeez, I almost finished off this retrospective.fundraiser without mentioning the Dolphin Lady.

Of course, everyone knows the redoubtable Tengrain has owned  clear title on Peggers practically since Charley Kline sent the first successful internet message from Boelter Hall (UCLA) at 10:30 pm on October 29, 1969 (I believe it was a request for internet porn to be invented with all deliberate speed.)

But every now and then and with great respect to the lord of the manor, I like to try my hand at the genre...

I Wonder How Many Of Petaliters Of Grey Goose

It took for Peggy Noonan to "forget": --
It is hard, if you've got a head and a heart, to come down against a strong U.S. response to Syria's use of chemical weapons against its civilian population. This is especially so if you believe that humanity stands at a door that leads only to darkness. Those who say, "But Saddam Hussein used chemical weapons—the taboo was broken long ago," are missing the point. When Saddam used gas against the Kurds it was not immediately known to all the world. It was not common knowledge. The world rued it in retrospect...
-- that while "all the world" may not have known that Saddam Hussein had used chemical weapons, her greatest hero and former employer Ronald Reagan

sure as shit did.

Knew about it, sold him the chemicals to make them and then drew him a big, black "X" on the fucking map.

And all the world knows about that now, just as all the world knows about La Noonan's foolproof method for coping with scary facts that she does not wish to see:

Just walk on by.

Just pick up your check from The Wall Street Journal...

And ABC's This Week...

And NBC's Meet The Press...

...and walk right on by.

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