Is the bar higher for Bennet because he’s white?

WASHINGTON – Once upon a time in America, it looked as if white men were at long last losing their tenacious grip on power. A black man made it into the White House. A Latina congresswoman emerged...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | COLUMN: Maureen Dowd

Scaling Wokeback Mountain – oops, don’t fall off

WASHINGTON – I was feeling on edge. Writing a column that sparks an internecine fight among the highest-profile women in the Democratic Party is nerve-wracking. So I went to the gym. The instructor...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | COLUMN: Maureen Dowd

Dowd: Fake pearls, real heart and a 100 ways to shine light

WASHINGTON — Barbara Bush was an expert at throwing shade, even before the term existed. When Congressman Dan Rostenkowski gave the first lady a shampoo for white hair made in his Illinois...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Maureen Dowd

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