Kathleen Parker

Another View: New SAT don’t care ’bout no fancy words

WASHINGTON — When the going gets tough, well, why not just make the going easier? This seems to be the conclusion of the College Board, which administers the dreaded SAT co ...

Another View: The hard knocks of pro football are no child’s game

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s imaginary son is back in town and this time he can’t play football. Dad says so. And Mom probably would, too. On this point, we ...

Another View: Mike Huckabee didn’t realize that word choice matters

WASHINGTON — We know what Mike Huckabee meant. Sort of. Kind of. But, really? Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate, talk-show host a ...

Another View: Will Republican infighting lead the Democrats to victory?

WASHINGTON — If you happen to be one of those who enjoy politics as a blood sport, 2014’s midterm election promises to be a carnival of gore. And that’s just in ...

Another View: The pope and the president

WASHINGTON — We have reached a new level of political absurdity when the right is mad at the pope and the left wants to anoint his head with oil. Everyone seems to have his ...

Another View: Affordable Care Act: Is it the promised gift or coal-filled stocking

WASHINGTON — Let’s recap: If you like your insurance policy, you can keep it. No, wait. If you liked your policy, it was probably worthless anyway. Scratch that. If you ...

Another View: How much is a little bit of war?

WASHINGTON — Waging a little bit of war is like being a little bit pregnant. History and human experience tell us that neither is possible, yet we seem bent on believing it ...

Another View: Prude or prudent?

WASHINGTON — They lost me at the word “women.” As so often happens with contemporary debate, arguments being proffered in support of allowing teenagers as young ...

Another view: Boston bombings: Never let us become accustomed to terror

WASHINGTON — You know the feeling. You wake up filled with dread but, still groggy, you can’t put your finger on the reason. Possibilities flitter across the landscap ...

Another View: Tighter gun control laws don’t address mental illness

WASHINGTON — The biggest obstacle to the Obama administration’s push for tighter gun control may be its own best argument: Newtown. This is because nothing proposed i ...