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Kathleen Parker

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Parker: President pretty presidential compared to opponents

By Kathleen Parker July 30, 2015 6 a.m.

It is good to be President Barack Obama these days. In the midst of a visit to Africa, including Kenya, where Republican front-runner Donald Trump has insisted Obama was born, the president seems to have been liberated by events and circumstances to speak his true mind.

Parker: Trump not likely to rein in audaciousness anytime soon

By Kathleen Parker July 23, 2015 6 a.m.

Donald Trump can't help himself. Nor can we.

Parker: Shooting legacy: 'Emanuel Nine' will be remembered

By Kathleen Parker July 16, 2015 6 a.m.

In South Carolina these days, no one speaks his name.

Parker: Donald Trump proves humility passé in Twitter era

By Kathleen Parker July 9, 2015 6 a.m.

'So, Mom," he says. "Did you tweet that you were going on 'Meet the Press'?"

Parker: First lady's education initiative for girls a powerful step

By Kathleen Parker July 2, 2015 6 a.m.

First-term first ladies are often shadows to their more-important husbands, dabbling in lite fare to avoid criticism and picking safe projects to shield them and their families from the inevitable slings and arrows.

Parker: Pro-heritage stance for Confederate flag no longer valid

By Kathleen Parker June 25, 2015 6 a.m.

In a historic moment, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called this week for removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the Statehouse grounds.

Parker: With Jeb Bush, the third time could be the charm

By Kathleen Parker June 18, 2015 6 a.m.

If anyone should be feeling an overwhelming sense of Groundhog Day this presidential election, c'est moi.

Parker: Reservations about Caitlyn Jenner's coming-out party

By Kathleen Parker June 4, 2015 6 a.m.

It wasn't quite "Call me Ishmael," but "Call me Caitlyn" made a whale of a splash. One could hardly find a news channel the past couple of days that wasn't touting the former Bruce Jenner for her courageous transgender metamorphosis or admiring her "gorgeous" new look.

Parker: Columnist's anti-baby boomer rant isn't Kristol clear

By Kathleen Parker May 28, 2015 6 a.m.

One can understand why The Weekly Standard's William Kristol would try to nullify Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy, but smearing all baby boomers in the process seems a stretch of veracity in the service of a blank page.

Parker: 'Trigger warnings' subtly shoot holes in free speech

By Kathleen Parker May 21, 2015 6 a.m.

Trigger warning: This column will include discussion of ideas that may conflict with your own.

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