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Is Monica Lewinsky a Feminist Icon?

Monica Lewinsky is a heroine, and not just as the fictional subject of a web video series. Instead, as she takes tentative steps back into the public eye, she may be emerging as an icon for a younger generation of feminists, at least according to a… 996 more words

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Maureen Dowd: What’s New, Pussycat? Meerkat!

New York Times: Somehow that creature of infinite detachment emerged as the symbol of incessant attachment here at South by Southwest.

In this festival of interactivity, connectivity, sharing and Tinder-ing, the two big stars were Grumpy Cat, who groggily greeted an endless stream of fans, and Meerkat, the live-streaming video app pounced on by presidential candidates eager to seem hip. 66 more words


Hillary, don't bring us down to your level

By Tom Quiner

You know Hillary Clinton is in trouble when the liberal New York Times keeps writing about her latest scandal two weeks later. 183 more words


Maureen Dowd: An Open Letter to hdr22@clintonemail.com

New York Times: SINCE open letters to secretive and duplicitous regimes are in fashion, we would like to post an Open Letter to the Leaders of the Clinton Republic of Chappaqua: 101 more words


MAUREEN DOWD: With the Clintons, Only the Shadow Knows

New York Times: SOMEWHERE in Smithsonian storage sits a portrait of Bill Clinton with two odd features: He is standing next to a shadow meant to conjure Monica Lewinsky’s blue dress, and he is not wearing his gold wedding ring. 83 more words


If you listen

Hall and Oates’ “Kiss on My List” is one of the last great keyboard driven pop songs.

The new Hillary Clinton “scandal” will prompt Maureen Dowd’s 1099th to 1121st columns on the Clintons. 34 more words


Maureen Dowd Stumbles Upon Female "Raunch" Comedy, Proclaims It a Trend

It is one of the small pleasures of life to see a New York Times op-ed columnist come down from her tower, take notice of a phenomenon in the culture sphere, and proclaim it an actual trend. 644 more words