Democrats should stop their manipulations. Republicans should get serious on guns.
Opinion Columnist, Declarations, The Wall Street Journal
Peggy Noonan is an opinion columnist at the Wall Street Journal where her column, "Declarations," has run since 2000.
She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2017. A political analyst for NBC News, she is the author of nine books on American politics, history and culture, from her most recent, “The Time of Our Lives,” to her first, “What I Saw at the Revolution.” She is one of ten historians and writers who contributed essays on the American presidency for the book, “Character Above All.” Noonan was a special assistant and speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan. In 2010 she was given the Award for Media Excellence by the living recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor; the following year she was chosen as Columnist of the Year by The Week. She has been a fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, and has taught in the history department at Yale University.
Before entering the Reagan White House, Noonan was a producer and writer at CBS News in New York, and an adjunct professor of Journalism at New York University. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up there, in Massapequa Park, Long Island, and in Rutherford, New Jersey. She is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford. She lives in New York City. In November, 2016 she was named one of the city's Literary Lions by the New York Public Library.
Something is shifting. Many who backed him don’t follow his lead or want him to run in 2024.
May 19, 2022
American politicians have grown cowardly and out of touch. Wouldn’t it be nice to do something about it?
May 12, 2022
A mistaken decision, a product of vanity, roiled and distorted our politics and poisoned our culture.
May 5, 2022
It seems unthinkable, but American leaders’ failure to think about it heightens the risk it will happen.
April 28, 2022
Voters would be grateful if he stopped talking down to them and learned to be straightforward.
April 21, 2022
On Palm Sunday, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant. Lincoln was dead by Easter.
April 14, 2022
Lawmakers are way out of their depth, but a good place to start would be a simple age limit.
April 7, 2022
In 1961, a ‘stop the steal’ movement might well have been justified. He did the right thing and conceded.
March 31, 2022
The story of TR and John Hay proves the aggression didn’t start with Putin, or even with communism.
March 24, 2022