Why is he dialing down the humor and dialing up the moralizing, throwing his immaculate comedic balance out of whack?
Within hours, the moralizing Los Angeles local media had bungled this heaven-sent opportunity.
But Zachary Karabell writing for The Daily Beast says all of these reactions, whether sell orders or moralizing, are futile.
All the moralizing and gravitas that accompanies a star player being arrested should be viewed as a form of Kabuki theater.
This piece of moralizing is evidently occasioned by some tricks in trade indulged in by Jewish merchants.
She was not moralizing; at least it was unlike any moralizing that they had ever heard.
Carl, however, was not listening to Mrs. Harling's moralizing.
Wordsworth's "Kitten and the Falling Leaves," is in the high, moralizing style.
She is too ready to moralize, and her moralizing degenerates unfortunately often into commonplace platitudes.
And with this profound bit of moralizing, he sipped his glass in revery.