Bidding a Sad Farewell to Peggy Noonan
I have a few sad thoughts to add to this more thorough, magisterial deconstruction of Peggy Noonan’s column today on Donald Rumsfeld’s Known and Unknown. Through the years I have tried to like Noonan, primarily because there are so few prominent female writers on major editorial pages, and even fewer that are conservatives. Also, as she frequently reminds us, she worked for Ronald Reagan and what | Read More »
Finally Asking My Question of Donald Rumsfeld
Promoted from Diaries – DM I had a novel experience last Thursday–I had lunch with my boss in our office conference room, not as we have untold numbers of times, but as a blogger hoping to get a question in. In a way it was a lunch more than four years in the making.
Dedicating the 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon
I was honored to attend the dedication of the 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon this morning. I was not in the building when it was attacked and I did not know any of the victims, but I have spent some in that unique edifice since, and with the people who lost friends and comrades, who inhaled the smoke and rescued the wounded. For them, the | Read More »