Alexandra Petri

03/12/2015 - 8:20pm

    The New York Times revealed this past week that Hillary Clinton did not have a government e-mail address during her entire time as secretary of state. Instead, she sent her messages from an account with the domain clintonemail.com. That this is not the most transparent thing that has ever happened is like...

01/15/2015 - 4:52am

    The pen, by the way, is not mightier than the sword.

    There's no equation between the two.

    If you fight words with violence, the violence...

01/08/2015 - 8:23pm

    Last year was an immense year for feminism.

    It appeared onstage with Beyonce, who helpfully let Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie define it for us in her song "Flawless." Taylor Swift said she...

01/01/2015 - 10:36pm

    I'm sorry to say that the going word on 2014 is that it was the worst possible year. If you had ordered the year from a catalogue, you would have sent it back with an angry note attached: "Just give me two 1929s, and stop delivery of 2015." It...

12/24/2014 - 2:47pm

    Hello there, friends.

    I'm going to be honest with you: This year has not been great. In fact, it has been a steaming lump of coal.

    Still...

12/24/2014 - 2:31pm

    In a somewhat neglected quote from his much-shared interview with New York magazine's Frank Rich, Chris Rock nails an increasing problem:

    "I stopped playing colleges, and the reason is...

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