WSJ’s Noonan: Trump Is ‘Woody Allen Without the Humor’

Wall Street Journal opinion columnist Peggy Noonan derided President Donald Trump as an”unfunny Woody Allen” for shooting out tweet tirades that are “whiny, weepy and self-pitying.”

In a commentary for the newspaper last week, the Pulitzer Prize winner and former speechwriter and aide to President Ronald Reagan lashed out at Trump’s proclamation that “acting presidential” is easy, but that it’s “not gonna get it done.”

“The truth, six months in, is that he is not presidential and is not getting it done,” Noonan argued. “His mad, blubbery petulance isn’t working for him but against him. If he were presidential he’d be getting it done — building momentum, gaining support. He’d be over 50 percent, not under 40 percent. He’d have health care, and more.”

“The president’s primary problem as a leader,” she wrote, “is that he is weak and sniveling… whiny, weepy and self-pitying. He throws himself, sobbing, on the body



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