An Ode to Peggy Noonan, Pulitzer Winner

Ordinarily, I would thank Pulitzer board and congratulate Peggy Noonan on learning that she has been awarded a richly deserved Pulitzer Prize “[f]or rising to the moment with beautifully rendered columns that connected readers to the shared virtues of Americans during one of the nation’s most divisive political campaigns.” My only quibble is that it should be a lifetime award achievement, stretching from her young womanhood when she worked as a speechwriter for Ronald Reagan — that golden era of reconnecting to American values — through today. She’s not always right, though who is? But she calls us to believe