Kathleen Parker

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Late summer offers space for reflection, and in this writer’s case, gratitude, as well.

  • Aug 14, 2015

When The Donald inveighs against political correctness, he appeals to many dissatisfied Americans.

  • Aug 11, 2015

The hands-down winner of the “Happy Hour Debate,” and maybe of the larger debate as well.

  • Aug 7, 2015

Thursday’s first Republican debate showdown puts the Affordable Care Act in the spotlight.

  • Aug 4, 2015

The Planned Parenthood videos are bolstering the Republican push to defund it. Will women’s care suffer?

  • Jul 31, 2015

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

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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