Kathleen Parker

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Ballot measures seek to protect wildlife.

  • Oct 21, 2014

Why not quarantine every traveler who has visited or lived in an infected country (Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone) in the past 30 days for three weeks upon arrival?

  • Oct 15, 2014

Alison Lundergan Grimes took a defensible position but now is paying the price for it.

  • Oct 14, 2014

Obama conveys a lack of involvement that is disconcerting and potentially dangerous.

  • Oct 7, 2014

There seems to be a selective outrage regarding women’s rights.

  • Sep 30, 2014

Speed and red-light cameras take human nature out of traffic violations.

  • Sep 23, 2014

Not even a credulous soap opera viewer would buy this tale.

  • Sep 16, 2014

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
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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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