Alexandra Petri

05/19/2016 - 3:00pm

    On Thursday, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., emerged from what he called a "great conversation" with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that served as "a very positive step toward unification." He admitted, however, that there was no way they could possibly overcome their...

03/02/2016 - 12:00am

    Hello? Is this customer support?

    Oh, thank God.

    This is the Republican Party. We purchased a "Donald" a few months ago.

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02/23/2016 - 1:00pm

    We have been hearing a lot lately about special places in hell for women who are insufficiently supportive of other women. I was wondering what else Feminist Hell contains, when, at the midpoint of my life, I found myself lost in a wood so dark that the path ahead was...

02/21/2016 - 4:00pm

    Hear me out.

    Our present pope, popular as he is, can surely not expect to be pope forever. Whereas Donald Trump is immortal, and knows it. Why else would he behave as he does?

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02/17/2016 - 2:00pm

    I keep watching these things so you don't have to. I wish someone else would watch them for me. I went into this election season a comparatively young woman, spry and filled with hope, and now I am a crippled and elderly crone typing this with one hand and shouting...

02/02/2016 - 11:00am

    How do you fix a problem like Barbie?

    She has been under fire for some time for being, in essence, a portable and inexpensive reminder of society's unrealistic beauty standards that we give little girls...

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