Peggy Noonan is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and the author of nine books on American politics and culture. Most recent: The Time of Our Lives.

That Moment When 2016 Hits You

wsj.com — Have you had your 2016 Moment? I think you probably have, or will. The Moment is that sliver of time in which you fully realize something epochal is happening in politics, that there has never been a presidential year like 2016, and suddenly you are aware of it in a new, true and personal way.

New York’s Vote Matters for a Change

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Trump tries to recover from his Wisconsin deflation, while Sanders finally gets aggressive. In Wisconsin and in the weeks leading up to it Donald Trump got wounded. Big animals get wounded and come back.

How to Defeat Radical Jihadism

wsj.com — These things are obvious after the Brussels bombings: In striking at the political heart of Europe, home of the European Union, the ISIS jihadists were delivering a message: They will not be stopped. What we are seeing now is not radical jihadist Islam versus the West but, increasingly, radical jihadist Islam versus the world.

Will the GOP Break Apart or Evolve?

wsj.com — Super Tuesday II didn't so much yield results as reveal continuing trends. Donald Trump up, Hillary Clinton up. This is what I hear from Washington's Republican political leaders and operatives: Wait and see. There's still time for Mr. Trump to self-destruct, for voters to start to see through him.

Farewell to Nancy Reagan, a Friend and Patriot

wsj.com — The door has closed forever, said a friend, on a particular part of the past. Or to be more precise, first-person access to the Reagan era through one of its two most important figures has now, with the death of Nancy Reagan, ended.

The Republican Party Is Shattering

wsj.com — I'm interested in where we are. I think we are seeing a great political party shatter before our eyes. I'm not sure I see a way around or through. I said so on TV the other night and got a lot of responses on social media. They said: Good.

The View From Gate 14

wsj.com — America is in line at the airport. America has its shoes off, is carrying a rubberized bin, is going through a magnetometer. America is worried there is fungus on the floor after a million stockinged feet have walked on it. But America knows not to ask.

Trump and the Rise of the Unprotected:

investorvillage.com — We're in a funny moment. Those who do politics for a living, some of them quite brilliant, are struggling to comprehend the central fact Republican primary race, while regular people have already absorbed what has happened and is happening.

Trump and the Rise of the Unprotected

wsj.com — We're in a funny moment. Those who do politics for a living, some of them quite brilliant, are struggling to comprehend the central fact of the Republican primary race, while regular people have already absorbed what has happened and is happening.

The Court, Like the Country, Needs Balance

wsj.com — The president has every right to nominate a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia. He shouldn't, but he has the right by law and precedent. The reasons he shouldn't spring from facts particular to the moment and having to do with what Justice Scalia symbolized.
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Apr 27, 2016

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Apr 27, 2016

RT @MarkHalperin: Biggest mistake those who consistently misunderstand Trump will make abt this speech: failure to see he passionately believes every word

Apr 27, 2016

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