Kathleen Parker, Washington Post

Kathleen Parker

Washington Post

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Kathleen:

Do you feel the need for speed? I know I do.

Tom Cruise isn't just a movie star. He's a mythic hero. → Read More

It is time for the old guard to step aside

Pelosi, Biden, McConnell, Trump: Time to hang up your cleats → Read More

Stay away from my house — and my womb

Get off my lawn — and out of my womb. → Read More

The court has shifted on abortion over the past 50 years. I have, too.

There is a silver lining in the Alito draft opinion. → Read More

Art, history and healing on the Eastern Shore

A collection in Oxford, Md., showcases early 20th century African Americans’ lives. → Read More

What I learned from one man’s help and civility

Somewhere along the way to these times when nothing seems to work, “customer service” became an oxymoron. How many times have you listened to scratchy “hold” music, or have been asked to download an app instead of talking to a person, or have been warned that “your wait time is 35 minutes” — and then contemplated screaming? How often have you raised your voice when someone finally picked up?… → Read More

The curious cannabis politics of South Carolina

The most conservative medical marijuana law in the country? → Read More

This isn’t the U.S. Senate. It’s more like day care.

The usual circus we’ve come to expect from Supreme Court confirmation hearings devolved this week. → Read More

The sad return of the firing squad

South Carolina gives those on death row an unlikely option. → Read More

Ginni Thomas thinks she’s important. She’s not.

What the wife of the Supreme Court justice has never understood. → Read More

Volodymyr Zelensky, the modern warrior-artist

Zelensky was made for this role in this moment. Bravo. → Read More

Why Russia won’t soon recover from Putin’s Ukraine blunder

Russia will need centuries to recover from Putin's mistake. → Read More

The sad, strange saga of Mark Meadows’s dream home

The strange tale of Mark Meadows and the trailer home in Scaly Mountain. → Read More

The Olympic horror show

An overwhelming sense of wrongness engulfed the Beijing Games. → Read More

Sarah Palin and the price of fame

Will Sarah Palin’s libel case hand a shield to the powerful? → Read More

How to lose your audience

Not that anyone outside the news media cares. To most Americans, the vast majority of whom are not watching CNN, “Zucker” is either a misspelled lollipop or perhaps a brand of German marmalade. But in D.C., New York and Los Angeles, “Zucker” was the undisputed king of news, who got his break at NBC’s “Today” show and rose to the top of NBC Universal before taking over CNN, and so this is the… → Read More

China is a master of disguise and deceit. We should not be fooled.

Jimmy Lai would tell you all about China's darker side. But he's locked away. → Read More

What the Neil Young-Spotify moment teaches us

Never mind Joe Rogan. Whatever happened to Both Sides Now? → Read More

One city, two police officers and an entire nation in pain

Officers Rivera and Mora: We need more of them, not less. → Read More

Is it time for Fauci to exit the stage?

Has Anthony Fauci lost his voice and influence? → Read More