'Once upon a time, there was a magical kingdom ...'
Sometimes you just have to reduce Wall Street to a fairy tale
to make it comprehensible. … Here’s another children’s tale
about Washington that probably won’t have a good ending either. …
For what it’s worth, I count myself among the nation’s disheartened. I’m hoping it’s just a bad dream. But here we have two political parties governing the country – and both seem in their own dream worlds, or fairy tales, if you will. One dwells on a fictional Randian
utopia. The other harks back to ‘70s ideas
that you thought had been disproved long, long ago in a far off land and era. … A 1,990-page health-care bill?
It’s insanity. …
P.S. -- Some self-righteous critics
welcome Noonan back to their fold. But notice the reference to the fictional Galt and ask youself whether they’re any more in touch with reality than Obama. ... And where were they when Bush was spending like a banshee?