Your Sunday Noonan on Monday


“Can I say one of the problems is that the establishment, if you will, of the Republican Party, including, say, its consulting class nationally and its presidential candidates, what they’re trying to do is hit the target of what they imagine in their imaginations is the feelings and impulses of the base. They’re not good at that anymore. They’re not in touch with — with the ground in America anymore in a way that they used to be. And that’s part of the problem. They’re not aiming at a specific target, they’re aiming at a target they can’t fully see.”

I wonder what Peggington imagines in her imagination when she’s in touch with the ground–At peace with the floor–usually around closing time. Is she aiming at a target she cannot fully see, or a target that only she can see (or sees double)?

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0 Responses to Your Sunday Noonan on Monday

  1. Dimitrios says:

    In my imagination, I imagine that quote was conceived and constructed by someone optically challenged with double vison.


  2. Bruce388 says:

    Peggy’s distracted by all the Romney yard signs.


  3. MDavis says:

    She imagines that cats and dogs want their dinners poured…


  4. bearsense says:

    The first sentence of the quote would earn a D+ in a reputable composition class. Maybe it isn’t really English.


  5. moeman says:

    Nooner’s knees were in touch with — with the ground, when Ronnie Raygun was around.