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Maureen Dowd

Not a Bailout - A Rescue

Jean Chatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jean Chatzky

If credit dries up and there is no plan, more of your neighbors will lose their homes. Those homes will sit empty because potential buyers will not be able to come up with financing.

Jason Linkins

Kurtz: Journos Checking Their Tongues On Palin, McCain Cracks Down On Dowd

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Frankly, I don't know what the point of having a press is if they cannot cut through the fog of conversation to offer a sincere assessment of Sarah Palin's acumen.

Maureen Dowd Is Very Good At Outsourcing Her Column

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Maureen Dowd's latest column is #1 on the New York Times most-emailed list (aka 'MEL'), but technically it's not all hers — this week, she offer...

Jason Linkins

Maureen Dowd Quotes Guys And Dolls, Causes Massive Brain Aneurysm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I just wanted to share the precise moment where Maureen Dowd's column from this morning caused every single one of the neurons in my brain to simultan...

Humor: Our First Female President

Dave Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dave Winer

Worth reading, Maureen Dowd's op-ed in today's Times. Summary -- the McC choice of Palin is the plot of a low budget chick flick. Now, picking up the...

P.O.W., It's the New Teflon

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

McCain has been tweaking his P.O.W. story, with some variation, for many years. For Democrats, critiquing its overuse is too little, too late.

Michelle, Hillary, and Maureen at the DNC

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Senator Clinton gave a performance that even Maureen described as "electrifying." Until I read the Dowd column this morning, I thought the hardest of the hardcore Hillary haters would be won over. But no.

Nice Point Hillary, Now We'll Just Wait for McCain to Make It

Linda Hirshman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Hirshman

This stadium thing looks like a really bad idea. But I did not write of this in public, because the blowback to criticizing Obama is so distracting and also because, well, they would probably wait for a man to say it.

UPDATED: Roseanne Attacks Brad And Angelina, Slams McCain And Maureen Dowd

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: A day after Roseanne's blogs from below attacking Brangelina, Dowd, McCain, Edwards and others, she responded to the response all celeb news i...

Obama/Gore 2008

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman MacAfee

Broken record here. The more I think about it, the more Al Gore seems the only really interesting choice for Barack Obama's vice presidential choice. ...

The Rules According to MoDo

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

How does Maureen Dowd know that Obama "took back a private promise to join McCain's campaign finance reform effort?" Obviously, that's McCain's story,

Not a Good Sunday for Women

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

I'll be surprised if McCain doesn't pick a woman. I've long speculated before that such a move would make good sense as McCain seeks to appeal to swing voters.

Hillary Wants [at Least] a First Ballot Vote at the Convention

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

Hillary seemed to encourage the push for "Hillary Clinton" to be placed in nomination -- she said that her delegates don't need her permission to be there.

More Big Macs for Barack, Part II

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John McQuaid

The Wall Street Journal's notion that Americans are fat slobs who will reject a candidate who eats right and is fit is an elitist view in itself, and flat-out insulting to American voters.

McCain's Wrong Again: The Press Has Turned On Obama

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

I guess the Uppity One on a World Tour was just too much for their lily-white hearts. There are, after all, rules. In the Willa Cather world the Washington press corps inhabit, decorum is life.

One Last Comment on "The Cover" ... and Humor

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

After the torrential deluge of media and web commentary about the controversial New Yorker cover of Barack and Michelle Obama fist-bumping in Muslim a...

Maureen Dowd and Jon Stewart: Senator Obama Has a Sense of Humor Do You?

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Frank Schaeffer

There are worse things than being serious. Being robbed of a country that that we can be proud of is one. We are voting for Obama to restore hope and national pride, without which laughter makes no sense.

Dowd: More Big Macs for Barack

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

Even on its own terms -- as an attempted insight into Obama's alleged finickiness or his supposed distance from the Applebee's set -- Maureen Dowd's obsession with Obama and food doesn't make sense.

What Happened to Maureen Dowd?

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Love

I was a huge fan of Maureen Dowd for years. Her column was bitting, funny and relevant. But in the past year, I find my self wondering what happened...

Can Wives Wear the Pants?

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Richmond

People are presuming that Guy Ritchie and Madonna are breaking up because the wife is more powerful than the husband. Which also, presumably, means it would be OK if the genders were reversed.

Sam Stein

Maureen Dowd Becomes Fictional Actor In Obama Smear

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A comically absurd Barack Obama smear email is making the rounds right now involving a fabricated column by famed New York Times columnist Maureen Dow...

Maureen Dowd, Please Don't Shut Up

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beth Arnold

Before this political season began, my feeling was that Dowd had lost her touch. But then, thanks to the human material she had in this race, Dowd hit her stride again.

Maureen Dowd: A Reader's Guide

236.com | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Did you see the Barack Obama/Hillary Clinton event in New Hampshire? If you didn't, don't fret, because Maureen Dowd, or at least Maureen Dowd's Assis...

In Which We Disagree With Gail Collins, For Maybe The First Time

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I rather agreed with Clark Hoyt's take on Maureen Dowd's campaign columns, as expressed in his Public Editor column of last Sunday. In addressing the ...

Gail Collins Defends Maureen Dowd Against Public Editor's Accusations

New York Times | Gail Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As a Times columnist, I never envisioned myself writing a letter to a fellow resident of the paper's opinion section. But I feel compelled to respond...