Stories tagged: Kathleen Parker
Sun., April 14, 2019
Julian Assange is not, after all, a journalist, despite his claiming to be, because he isn’t accountable to anyone. No filters, no standards.
Sun., April 7, 2019
When it comes to personal contact, it’s the woman’s decision.
Sun., March 31, 2019
If Democrats want to woo renegade Republicans and independents they’d best focus on uniting their constituents under a banner of shared values rather than encouraging good men to apologize for …
Fri., March 22, 2019
These days, as income inequality has become a leitmotif of Democratic politics, being rich is a liability.
Sun., March 17, 2019
Let’s call Beto O’Rourke’s nascent presidential campaign what it is: a youthful folly.
Sun., March 3, 2019
The president of the United States not only lies routinely, but he believes other people’s lies without a modicum of skepticism.
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
Why would: (1) a successful TV star allegedly orchestrate a fake, hate-inspired attack on himself, and (2) a Coast Guard officer allegedly plot a mass-murder attack on American Democrats and …
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019
Republicans are overreacting to three freshman Democratic congresswomen, and Democrats are overreacting to their overreaction.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
As stories go, the face-off between Jeff Bezos and David Pecker (paging Charles Dickens) has all the elements of a 21st-century battle royale between good and evil. Thank you, God.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Billionaire coffee magnate Howard Schultz has two problems: Ross Perot and Ralph Nader.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
When F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me,” he inadvertently foreshadowed the government shutdown of 2018-19.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Now that he faces possible rejection, the wall has become a metaphor for Donald Trump’s identity, his very being-ness, and could lead to a national crisis.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
It wasn’t a blue trickle, but nor was it a tsunami. Rather, the midterm elections brought a gentle, purplish wave of mostly center-leaning Democrats whose profiles suggest a welcome infusion …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Slowly but inevitably, the two major political parties have become the party of women and the party of men – guess which is which – so that the 2018 midterms …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
As a new-product junkie, it was foregone that I’d swap a C-note for something called CBD, a cannabis extract promising relief from pain and anxiety, the twin banes of baby …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
Now that the DNA is out of the bag, Sen. Elizabeth Warren can put her Native American heritage down for a nap – maybe. After two and a half years …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Lately, at least from my perch on the porch, the evening cocktail has become less an aperitif than a medicinal slug made necessary by the alternative of ripping off my …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
When Florence finishes with us, human need necessarily will displace the longing for our lost things. But in their stead, we may rejoice in the beauty of the human spirit, …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
If you missed Day One of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing, just try to imagine a mud-wrestling contest attended by banshees howling at the referee.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
It is a tragedy that McCain, the warrior-hero, should exit the stage just when his model of citizenship is so needed.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
Thank God for Uncle Rudy. You know Rudy – the eccentric, sometimes batty, uncle who lives in the attic? One thing about Rudy, he always seems to know when family …
Sun., July 29, 2018
It didn’t take long after the Helsinki summit for European and American media publications to declare Donald Trump Vladimir Putin’s pet dog. Britain’s Daily Mirror used “Putin’s poodle” in its …
Sun., July 22, 2018
Surely, now, we can concede that letting Trump be Trump has exhausted itself – even among the smugly credulous. For a year and a half, we’ve heard his supporters say: …
Fri., July 13, 2018
Even before President Trump announced his nomination Monday of federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill departing Justice Anthony Kennedy’s slot on the Supreme Court, the foul scent of …
Sun., July 8, 2018
Free speech won; decency lost. This has become such a common observation that it hardly merits a headline. But in a Wisconsin Supreme Court case resolved Friday, the plaintiff was …
Sun., June 24, 2018
Is there a psychiatrist in the house? Like so many Americans, this columnist longs for the voice of another, the great and good Charles Krauthammer, who died last week, leaving …
Sun., June 17, 2018
Put yourself in the room with immigration officials and try to imagine exactly which argument would convince you that separating children from their migrating parents would be a good idea. …
Sun., June 10, 2018
Charles Krauthammer, a man who has beaten unbelievable odds and overcome obstacles that would defeat most mortals, has finally encountered one foe over which he says he can’t claim victory. …
Sat., June 9, 2018
Call me naive – I’ve been called worse – but it never occurred to me that Roseanne Barr’s firing would be viewed by some as a political statement. Alas, it …
Sun., June 3, 2018
Of course, I’m jealous of Ivanka Trump – because any criticism of another woman has to be jealousy, according to the letters I shall receive. In the following order, I …