Maureen Dowd

07/21/2014 - 1:30am

    The thing about him is, he just keeps going.

    At 67, he continues to be, as Anna Quindlen once wrote, like one of those inflatable toys with sand weighting the bottom - you knock him over and he pops back up.

    As Hillary stumbles and President Obama slumps, Bill Clinton...

04/25/2014 - 1:31am

    There were some disturbing elements to the Easter Mass I attended at Nativity, my childhood church.

    The choral director sang "Amazing Grace" to the tune of "Danny Boy." The pews were half-empty on the church's most sacred day.

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04/17/2014 - 4:55pm

    It will be tough to go into the big battle against drones without the irrepressible Goose.

    And Tom Cruise, now 51, will no longer be playing a snot-nosed jockey with a need for speed on the highway to the danger zone. Three decades later, the mature Maverick will be a...

04/13/2014 - 8:05pm

    I don't remember much about being on Stephen Colbert's show.

    It all passed in a blur of fear.

    I remember him coming into the makeup room to remind me that he was going to be in character as a jerk.

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04/10/2014 - 12:27am

    The epic sibling drama of the Republican Party is finally coming to a climax.

    For many years, George and Barbara Bush assumed that their second son, Jeb, would be a winner in politics, while W., their eldest, would be a loser.

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04/07/2014 - 2:05am

    I'd been hoping to get the flu.

    I hadn't had it in years, and there were so many TV series I'd never seen - "The Wire," "Breaking Bad," "House of Cards," "True Detective" - that required an extended convalescence....

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