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Hagiography Today

Peggington never lets us down, and today she braced her stiff upper lip with a double and got to work: ‘For the British people, Victoria was more than an individual, more even than the queen,” Robert K. Massie wrote in … Continue reading

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Bacardi Declares Dividend: Happy Birthday Peggy Noonan!

On this date in the year of our Lord 1950 in the quaint hamlet of Brooklynshire, Lord and Lady Noonington were interrupted from their elevenses by the arrival of young Margaret Ellen ‘Peggy’ Noonington, and a thousand poins of light.

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Bottomless Mimosas

Iced to the eyebrows again: And here's the clip. She said "use this victory to change itself." pic.twitter.com/SDCleEQWxx — Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) June 26, 2022

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The Further Adventures of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column Peggy Noonan took a big swig from her water bottle, which tasted oddly like a Mai Tai —another miracle!— and gently lowered the needle onto the spinning platter. Adjusting her leg warmers, Noonan started her aerobics … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column eggy Noonan had just finished her karaoke set at the Chelsea Pier (her new favorite watering hole) and on ample calves waddled back to the bar where a round of Mai Tai awaited her. It was … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column eggy Noonan woke up from a troubled dream —BevMo was out of Captain Morgan!— and looked at the wall in her spacious living room at the Aviary 2 (the clever nickname she gave her penthouse on … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column eggy Noonan picked her refreshment from the bar and brought it with her to the podium to give her keynote speech to The Reagan Foundation and Institute. After all, she murmured to herself, “I am the … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column eggy Noonan swanned into the Upper East Side Bevmo to purchase a few stocking stuffers and some refreshment for Santa-baby when he slides down her chimney tonight. In her mind she was already hearing the sleigh … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column eggy Noonan was sitting in her kitchen, and mumbled “it’s morning in America” to the life-size cut out of Ronald Wilson Reagan (“the greatest president of the last half of the last century, probably the greatest … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Peggington!

Bacardi Lifetime Achievement Winner Peggy Noonan is —well a lady never reveals her age and a gentleman never inquires. I’d say drinks are on the house, but Peggy’s a little unsteady to climb up there so early in the day.

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