Kathleen Parker

Kathleen Parker’s twice-weekly column, syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group, appears in more than 500 newspapers, She is at home both inside and outside the Washington Beltway.

As 2020 nears, examine the supreme battle before us

As the 2020 election comes into sharper focus, one issue that seems to animate both sides — the Supreme Court — is once again taking center stage.

Mulvaney accidentally spoke truth on Ukraine

Mulvaney’s stab at survival may have been a smart move. A wise friend once told me, “Always tell the truth as soon as possible.”

Trump’s ‘favor’ more damaging than Biden’s threat

What Biden sought had international backing, and the loan guarantees were always tied to anti-corruption measures. What Trump did jeopardized our global diplomatic position and put Ukraine’s future in peril.


The heresy of hearsay returns to Kavanaugh saga

The recent fiasco at The New York Times, which last weekend published the latest uncorroborated sexual-assault accusation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, was a monument to hearsay and a travesty of journalistic ethics.


Democratic field could use some Trump-like energy

Democratic contenders are so busy trying to demonstrate how un-Trump they are that they risk putting everyone to sleep.