Op-Ed columnist, Pulitzer Prize winner, @nytopinion. Author, “Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk” and “Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide.”

Maureen Dowd: Women put their stamp on screen sex

timesunion.com — Yet there is a small but significant trend of women writing, directing and producing more sexually explicit movies and TV shows. People are starting to realize that they can make money letting women be honest and forthright about their sexuality, said Dana Calvo, a TV writer and producer developing a drama at Amazon called The Good Girls Revolt.

Dirty Words From Pretty Mouths

nytimes.com — IT is a vulgar truth universally acknowledged that the creators of "Sex and the City" on HBO, Darren Star and Michael Patrick King, ratcheted up the raunch of the original Candace Bushnell column about single women in Manhattan.

Why does Jeb surround himself with W.’s bad advisers?

mysanantonio.com — Photo By M. Spencer Green /Associated Press I had been keeping an open mind on Jeb Bush. I mean, sure, as Florida governor, he helped his brother snatch the 2000 election. And that led to two lengthy botched wars that cost tens of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars.

Column: Jeb Bush's brainless trust

tampabay.com — WASHINGTON I had been keeping an open mind on Jeb Bush. I mean, sure, as Florida governor, he helped his brother snatch the 2000 election. And that led to two decadelong botched wars that cost tens of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars.

THE 1992 CAMPAIGN - Candidate's Wife - Hillary Clinton as Aspiring First Lady - Role Model, or a 'Hall Monitor' Type? - NYTimes.com

nytimes.com — After chatting sympathetically with Hillary Clinton for a moment about the silliness of judging a woman by her hairdo, a television reporter from Columbus, Ohio, zeroed in for the sound bite. "You know, some people think of you as an inspiring female attorney mother, and other people think of you as the overbearing yuppie wife from hell," the reporter said.

Maureen Dowd: Jeb Bush's brainless trust, redux

timesunion.com — he said, mockingly, "this is a great, fascinating thing in the political world for some reason. The last two presidents in his party were his father and brother, and his brother crashed the family station wagon into the globe, and Jeb is going to have to address that more thoroughly than saying "there were mistakes made in Iraq for sure."

Jeb Bush’s Brainless Trust

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - I had been keeping an open mind on Jeb Bush. I mean, sure, as Florida governor, he helped his brother snatch the 2000 election. And that led to two decade-long botched wars that cost tens of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars.

Sarah Palin as Punch Line on 'Saturday Night Live' Special

nytimes.com — Sarah Palin in 2016? Even she thinks that's a joke. The former vice-presidential candidate made her final transition to pure celebrity and political punch line on Sunday night, when Lorne Michaels's "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th birthday with a comic extravaganza that became NBC Entertainment's top-rated show in more than a decade.

Maureen Dowd: Slime Room is now open for business

timesunion.com — The silver-haired 52-year-old, who sports colorful designer suits and once wore a monocle, brawled his way into a Times article about the uneasy marriage between Hillary Clinton's veteran attack dogs and the group of advisers who are moving over from Obamaland.

Call Off the Dogs

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - I'LL pay for this column. The Rottweilers will be unleashed. Once the Clintons had a War Room. Now they have a Slime Room. Once they had the sly James Carville, fondly known as "serpenthead." Now they have the slippery David Brock, accurately known as a snake.
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