I’m not sending Paul Krugman Champagne.Her idea to top that and regain cock of the walk status? A Nobel of her own! But which one?
He won the Nobel prize in economics this week, and while I’m sure that’s delightful for him, it has raised the bar to an impossible height for his fellow columnists at The Times. We used to strive for Pulitzers, or simply regional awards, or even just try to top each other on the paper’s most e-mailed list.
Now we’re supposed to compete for Nobels?
A Nobel in economics is out. I didn’t take economics in college because all the classes started at 8 a.m. Physics, chemistry and medicine are out. Literature? They’ve given up giving it to Americans. So it’s going to have to be the Nobel Peace Prize.As a plan she settles on trying to get disgruntled conservatives to rally around Palin. Here's how it goes:
So much for brokering a peace accord. I’ll have to leave the eggheads boiling.Perhaps she would have better luck brokering peace with the Palestinians than the Palinistas.