Alexandra Petri

02/17/2017 - 1:00pm

    To call this past weekend in the Trump administration a garbage fire would be a disservice to garbage fires, which at least shed light and get rid of garbage.

    The Trump administration is doing exactly what I do when I try to assemble Ikea furniture, in the sense that it has clearly not consulted...

02/15/2017 - 9:00am

    Donald, let me ask, in private, man to man: Is this what you wanted? The phones in the White House are fascinating, certainly. The new curtains are a great choice. But the hand towels on Air Force One are not soft enough. (You know what they say: The hand towels on Air Force One always look softer from...

02/13/2017 - 1:00pm

    We are being too uncharitable to the Trump administration.

    We have probably made Sean Spicer cry, and that is not what anyone set out to do.

    There is a much simpler explanation for the list of...

02/06/2017 - 7:00pm

    "That's why we slow it down and make sure that if they are a 5-year-old that maybe they're with their parents and they don't pose a threat. . . . To assume that just because of someone's age or gender or whatever that they don't pose a threat would be wrong"

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02/03/2017 - 3:30pm

    Look, Judge Neil Gorsuch seems like a lovely person. I would gladly let him be the spokesman for my travel website. He possesses a sharp jurist's mind (framing the sentence that way sounds as if he has it in a jar somewhere, but I do not mean that he has it in a jar), and those who know him seem to...

02/02/2017 - 10:00am

    I apologize to Donald Trump. As Sean Spicer so wisely said at his first news conference on Monday (It was the first. The one that happened on Saturday did not happen at all, and I recognize that!), it is unfair to be so mean and negative all the time.

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