Category Archive 'Norma Desmond'

15 Nov 2013

Metaphor of the Day

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The Obamacare disaster has commentators this morning casting around for new metaphors. The Titanic, The Hindenburg, the Challenger… have all been used.

So far, Tom Maguire’s commenters are winning by hitting on the image juste for the always-histrionic, but now sooo futile Nancy Pelosi: Norma Desmond from “Sunset Boulevard” (1950).


Hat tip to Clarice Feldman.

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