Peggy Noonan Quote

The Democrats had long labeled the impeachment debate a distraction from the urgent business of a great nation. But the Republicans argued that the pursuit of justice is the business of a great nation. In winning this point, they caught the falling flag, producing a triumph for the rule of law, a reassertion of the belief that no man is above it, and a rebuke for an arrogance that had grown imperial.


"The Good Guys Finally Won" (21 December 1998), concerning accusations against Bill Clinton

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The Democrats had long labeled the impeachment debate a distraction from the urgent business of a great nation. But the Republicans argued that the...

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The Democrats had long labeled the impeachment debate a distraction from the urgent business of a great nation. But the Republicans argued that the...

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The Democrats had long labeled the impeachment debate a distraction from the urgent business of a great nation. But the Republicans argued that the...