It’s a cold day in Hell when I agree with every. last. word. of a Peggy Noonan column. Anyone down there want to shout back with a thermometer read? Here’s one of my many favorite parts of her take on the lately departing Mrs. Palin-
“The media did her in.” Her lack of any appropriate modesty did her in. Actually, it’s arguable that membership in the self-esteem generation harmed her. For 30 years the self-esteem movement told the young they’re perfect in every way. It’s yielding something new in history: an entire generation with no proper sense of inadequacy.