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...

02/03/2016 - 1:00pm

    The White House has a strange, mind-warping effect on its occupants.

    Presidents are exalted and fawned over. Their every whim is indulged and their image is endlessly and lovingly replicated on every wall....

01/27/2016 - 5:00pm

    It’s a tough call to figure out which place is more benighted: Hollywood or Saudi Arabia.

    Saudi Arabia was pulling ahead with all its beheadings and its top cleric’s fatwa on chess as “the...

01/20/2016 - 1:00pm

    After running as a man last time around, Hillary Clinton is now running as a woman.

    Matthew Dowd, the former W. strategist who became an independent, says Hillary got it backward: She should have run as a...

01/13/2016 - 4:00pm

    It’s hard to say which of the three monomaniacal, monumentally grueling quests is the most riveting.

    There’s the torturous trek portrayed in “The Revenant” of Hugh Glass, a 19th-...

12/01/2015 - 7:00pm

    The intense interest in the thrill-a-minute, through-the-looking-glass 2016 race, fueled by anger at maladjusted Washington and anxiety after the Paris attacks, spawned predictions that Thanksgiving political debates would be noisier and nastier than ever. Plenty of...

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