Maureen Dowd

06/22/2016 - 10:00am

    He won’t pivot. So I have to.

    Having seen Donald Trump as a braggadocious but benign celebrity in New York for decades, I did not regard him as the apotheosis of evil. He seemed more like a toon, a cocky huckster swanning around Gotham with a...

04/13/2016 - 9:00am

    I had many questions for Peter Dinklage.

    I wanted to know how he feels about being the first dwarf heartthrob. I was curious why his 4-year-old daughter is named Zelig. I wondered what it was like to elope...

04/06/2016 - 10:00am

    You could hear how hard it was for Donald Trump to say the words.

    “Yeah, it was a mistake,” he said, sounding a bit chastened. “If I had to do it again, I wouldn’t have sent it....

03/29/2016 - 2:00pm

    Barack Obama is tangoing into history, and there’s something perfect about that.

    The tango has been described as vertical solitude. And this president is all about vertical solitude.

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03/26/2016 - 12:00am

    Most people would be upset to be at the center of an agitated national debate about whether they were more like Hitler, Mussolini, Idi Amin, George Wallace or a Marvel villain.

    Not Donald Trump.

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03/15/2016 - 2:00pm

    I used to love going to the Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunset Boulevard, wandering its banana-leaf-patterned halls and communing with its glamorous ghosts and legends.

    Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, with...

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