Kathleen Parker

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

The latest from Kathleen

Let’s not read too much into the tea leaves about his defeat.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Eliminating guns isn’t the answer, but scrutiny is.

  • Jun 10, 2014

A lesson about death: Life is too short not to stay in touch.

  • Jun 6, 2014

In war, you never know what you will do until the key moment.

  • Jun 3, 2014

Don’t like school food? Home-cooked meals are the answer.

  • May 30, 2014

VA scandal shows Obama is out of the loop — again.

  • May 23, 2014

Fair warning, provoking a response is the goal.

  • May 20, 2014

A new theater in the gender war.

  • May 16, 2014

Despite misunderstanding my words, he got it right on invasion of privacy.

  • May 13, 2014

By consenting to the death penalty, we become part of the lion’s den.

  • May 6, 2014

Washington’s twisted love affair with the WHCA dinner.

  • May 2, 2014

Recent racist rants remind us to reflect before reacting.

  • Apr 29, 2014

The Nevada rancher brought the GOP nothing but bad news.

  • Apr 25, 2014

Having a grandchild might just be the push Clinton needs to run.

  • Apr 22, 2014

The Russian president steps back from Ukraine on his terms.

  • Apr 18, 2014

Recent developments show just how far we are from a post-racial America.

  • Apr 15, 2014

There’s no reason to fear Stephen Colbert.

  • Apr 11, 2014

I was speaking out against media stereotypes, not reinforcing them.

  • Apr 8, 2014

Harry Reid owes the brothers an apology.

  • Apr 4, 2014

If the party thinks it can win in November based on the minimum wage, it should think again.

  • Apr 1, 2014
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About Kathleen

Kathleen Parker writes a twice-weekly column on politics and culture. In 2010, she received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “her perceptive, often witty columns on an array of political and moral issues, gracefully sharing the experiences and values that lead her to unpredictable conclusions.” A Florida native, Parker started her column in 1987 when she was a staff writer for the Orlando Sentinel. She joined the Washington Post Writers Group in 2006. She is the author of “Save the Males: Why Men Matter, Why Women Should Care” (2008).