Kathleen Parker

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


If the party continues to show they can’t govern, Republicans don’t stand a chance.

  • Mar 3, 2015

The reaction to Sean Penn’s Oscars quip reveals a social media force too focused on political correctness.

  • Feb 24, 2015

Republicans struggle with Obama’s love of country

  • Feb 22, 2015

Ideological certitude obviously has no place in the debate over how to fight the Islamic State.

  • Feb 19, 2015

Quelling the Islamic State’s barbarity will take wisdom and a coalition of the civilized world.

  • Feb 17, 2015

Wouldn’t it have been better not to incite that riot from the get-go?

  • Feb 11, 2015

His career rests on one question: Will the public ever trust him again?

  • Feb 10, 2015

On vaccination and other public safety matters, politicians must rely more on science than ideology.

  • Feb 3, 2015

The GOP used her in 2008 and then tossed her aside.

  • Jan 27, 2015

Trying to divine the meaning of Francis’s words on women.

  • Jan 20, 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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