Kathleen Parker's clear, descriptive, lively writing underscores her common-sense approach to life's challenges. Twice weekly, she assesses ...
December 13, 2013
— Make a woman laugh, Marilyn Monroe supposedly said, and you can make her do anything.
December 1, 2013
— If you peruse the news on any given day, the farm bill/food stamp debate produces two general impressions: Republicans are heartless turkey thieves; Democrats are spendthrift welfare caterers. If only neither were a little bit right.
October 3, 2013
— In life, context is everything; in Washington, leverage is everything else.
June 25, 2013
— The headlines were immediate: All-women jury chosen for George Zimmerman's trial.
June 5, 2013
— You might say I have a dog in this fight.
April 22, 2013
— As the reporter said to the novelist: Why bother to make stuff up?
January 2, 2013
— It is comforting to think of death as a passing rather than an end. In that vein, I prefer to think of Steve Jobs' final words as editorial commentary: "Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow."
October 15, 2012
WASHINGTON — After two debates, one presidential and one vice presidential, we can fairly conclude that Barack Obama and Joe Biden are happy warriors.
October 3, 2012
WASHINGTON — Not since Rocky Balboa met Apollo Creed have so many greeted a matchup with as much anticipation as Wednesday night's debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
June 12, 2012
For the past year, we've been relentlessly reminded that Republicans didn't especially love their front-running presidential candidate.
January 16, 2012
WASHINGTON — I can't speak for Michelle Obama, but call me an angry white woman. If the first lady isn't angry, she certainly has every right to be.
October 20, 2011
— The call by some members of the black media for African-Americans to support President Barack Obama in racial solidarity is a terrible idea. Just as terrible as women supporting women only because of their sex, or any other group viewing the world solely through the narrow prism of their own experience.
May 2, 2011
NEW YORK — If you really, really dislike Barack Obama, his long-form birth certificate, finally proffered in exasperation, is quite simply a counterfeit.
August 11, 2010
NEW YORK — Observing the Michelle Obama vacation controversy unfold, one is of multiple minds.