140 Characters Would Have Been Enough

News had slowed down, and it usually takes a major occasion for Peggy Noonan to publish something beyond her weekly Friday column. So yeah, I fished in and read Noonan’s post from Monday night entitled “Bread Bags,” figuring we’d get her definitive take on Joni Ernst.

864 words later, I deduced that about all Peggy really had to say was “I remember wearing bags over my good shoes, too.”

Somebody really does need to introduce her to Twitter. 140 characters would have been more than enough.

UPDATE: I should have done this first, but I looked at Twitter, and to my surprise Peggy does have an account, and in fact tweeted the blog post in question:

If she’d just added “bread bag shoes” at the end the column would have been unnecessary.

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.