Alexandra Petri

04/16/2015 - 5:47pm

    There are some things that should go without saying when you run for president. You love America. You want a deity (singular, capitalized, male) to bless the place. You think it is time there was a change, because if there is not a change, your children may not have the opportunities you've had. You...

01/30/2015 - 12:09am

    The NFL has called this "very serious."

    "The Patriots are guilty until proven innocent in the court of public opinion," Christopher Gasper wrote at the Boston Globe.

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01/23/2015 - 2:26am

    Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke is right.

    Women are scary. Women are terrifying. They come into churches and bring cooties with them, and there is no ritual for casting out cooties. Demons, yes....

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...

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