Maureen Dowd

03/02/2017 - 8:00am

    Much has been made of Melania Trump’s absence from the capital.

    But our new president’s most intense, primal, torrid relationship is in full “The War of the Roses” bloom here. And it is not with his beautiful, reserved wife. It’s with the press, the mirror for the...

08/18/2016 - 7:00pm

    Speaking of crazy. ...

    All these woebegone Republicans whining that they can’t rally behind their flawed candidate is crazy. The GOP angst, the gnashing and wailing and searching for last-minute...

08/11/2016 - 2:00pm

    It is Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2017.

    Donald Trump searches his drawer for a note from Barack Obama, something on heavy cream stationery with the White House insignia, maybe reiterating the Obama doctrine...

08/05/2016 - 8:00pm

    It wasn’t easy for Barack Obama, a skinny newcomer to national politics with an exotic name and scant résumé, to overthrow the voracious Clinton machine.

    The 45-year-old had to turn...

07/29/2016 - 10:00am

    Like any masterly comic book villain, Donald Trump is reveling in conjuring a dystopia. And it’s a natural progression, given that he got this far by reveling in conjuring a diss-topia.

    Both of his...

07/21/2016 - 8:00am

    During W.'s 2000 convention in Philadelphia, my sister showed up at my door.

    She was volunteering for the Republican nominee and carrying a “W. Stands for Women” sign. The hotels were sold...

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