Kathleen Parker

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton offer up apocalyptic criticisms of the president.

  • Jul 28, 2015

Congress should waste no time in correcting the travesty of too-little funding for a devastating disease.

  • Jul 24, 2015

Donald Trump’s inclination to say things others think, but don’t dare to express, isn’t a winning strategy.

  • Jul 21, 2015

Planned Parenthood’s practices with fetal tissue echo Jonathan Swift.

  • Jul 17, 2015

The shooter won’t be the one we think of — it’s the victims who filled our hearts with compassion.

  • Jul 14, 2015

South Carolina’s decision to take down the Confederate flag is welcome and long overdue.

  • Jul 10, 2015

Donald Trump epitomizes the social disease of narcissistic indulgence.

  • Jul 7, 2015

For now, two unconventional candidates are getting attention.

  • Jul 3, 2015

A push to educate girls worldwide is helping the first lady find her voice.

  • Jun 30, 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
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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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