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Maureen Dowd: Alone again, naturally

WASHINGTON — Affectations can be dangerous, as Gertrude Stein said. When Barack Obama first ran for president, he theatrically cast himself as the man alone on the stage. From his address in Berlin to his acceptance speech in Chicago, he eschewed ornaments and other politicians, conveying the sense that he was above the grubby political […]

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Quit is the way to roll

The cruelly misunderstood Anthony Weiner has “€œno idea”€ if he’€™s about to be stabbed by another stiletto heel. “These are people who I thought were friends, people I trusted when I communicated with them,”€ he told Denis Hamill of The Daily News in New York City. “€œBut who knows what they might do now?”€ Yes, […]

August 02, 2013 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Americans going mad in herds

The New York Times WASHINGTON Ñ At the Bunch of Grapes bookstore on MarthaÕs Vineyard, the sojourning President Barack Obama bought a few books, including ÒTo Kill a MockingbirdÓ by Harper Lee. It was for his daughter, but it also may have conjured a sweet memory for the beleaguered president. Only a couple of years […]

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