That Nancy Reagan used an astrologer isn’t news. Or is it? It’s not really something that has stayed fresh in people’s minds, is it? Well, very quickly, an astrologer controlled the timing of pretty much every event of Ronald Reagan’s presidency, from the time Air Force One took off to the scheduling for the first meeting with Gorbachev.
And, as it turns out, that astrologer wrote a book!
What Does Joan Say?: My Seven Years as White House Astrologer to Nancy and Ronald Reagan is a shiv in the form of a memoir. Joan Quigley just can’t help herself. In many ways. She can’t help summarizing or reiterating what she’s just said a few pages (and, in some cases, paragraphs) earlier, and she can’t help but take a few jabs at Nancy. Continue reading