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Maureen Dowd: Paris When It Sizzles

New York Times — PARIS — THE turquoise tranquillity of the Côtes d’Azur was rocked a couple of times during the Cannes Lions Festival, the advertising world’s rosé-soaked answer to the Cannes Film Festival. 92 more words


Russell Brand on the Dangers of Marijuana and Sugar (video)

In response to the common drug war propaganda about the alleged dangers of marijuana, Russel Brand released a video that asks a very good question: Is sugar more dangerous than marijuana? 108 more words


Maureen Dowd: Trade Winds Blow Ill for Hillary

New York Times — WASHINGTON — IT’S hard being Elizabeth Warren.

Especially when you’re not Elizabeth Warren.

Hillary Clinton had an awkward collision last week juggling her past role as President Obama’s secretary of state, her current role as Democratic front-runner and her coveted future role as president. 96 more words


" Moments Of Greatness"?

Maureen Dowd had an interesting column in the New York Times yesterday. Now, normally she’s pretty lucid and makes a lot of sense. However, I think she probably got into the Merlot a little early on this one. 498 more words


Gender Bending Bias

Bet you thought this was going to be an essay about Caitlyn Jenner. To spin Dr Henry Higgins, “Why cant’t a man be more like a woman?” But no, this is about the woman who replaced my favorite columnist at the NYTimes (Anna Quindlen). 522 more words

Books, Journaling, Wedding, Country

Maureen Dowd: From Paris, With Tough Love

New York Times — I’M a little worried about the French ambassador.

Sure, he’s good-looking and charming and popular and lives in the most romantic chateau in town. 99 more words

International Relations

Maureen Dowd: Hooray for Hillarywood?

New York Times — IS Hollywood really ready to give a 67-year-old woman a leading role in a big-budget production?

Hillary Clinton’s campaign has echoes of various classic movies: “Single White Female,” with Hillary creepily co-opting the identity of the more trendy Elizabeth Warren; “My Fair Lady,” with Hillary sitting meekly and being schooled on how to behave by tyrannical Pygmalions (Iowa voters); “The Usual Suspects,” with Hillary’s hoodlums, Sidney Blumenthal and David Brock, vying to be Keyser Söze; and, of course, “How to Steal a Million,” a caper about a heist plotted by a couple that doesn’t need the money. 17 more words