Kathleen Parker

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


The approach to eliminating weaker candidates from GOP debates feels a bit un-American, doesn’t it?

  • May 22, 2015

Killing free speech on campus to protect against unpleasant thoughts.

  • May 19, 2015

Jeb Bush needs to emulate Hillary Clinton by distancing himself from his brother.

  • May 15, 2015

All too often, conservative believers are the target of ridicule.

  • May 12, 2015

Sometimes the messenger really is the problem.

  • May 8, 2015

Comments by Boehner and Mosby reflect nation’s deep racial divisions.

  • May 5, 2015

Kelley Paul, Sen. Rand Paul’s wife, writes about her relationships with the women closest to her.

  • May 1, 2015

Comics like Obama’s “Luther” aren’t afraid to take on sensitive subjects. Is anyone else?

  • Apr 28, 2015

Hear three pieces of music written and performed by the Carnegie Hall affiliate ensemble Decoda and inmates at South Carolina’s largest maximum-security prison.

  • Apr 24, 2015

S.C. inmates discover the transformative power of music.

  • Apr 24, 2015
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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).
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