The trial of George Zimmerman, accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, inevitably and quickly devolved into a contest of who is more racist the victim or the accused?
The headlines were immediate: All-female jury chosen for George Zimmerman's trial.
Distilled to a slogan, politics of late goes something like this: "I'm more fertile than you are."
At a party a few years ago, a young reporter bounded over to my cluster of social nodders and, with the breathlessness of a born tweeter, chirped: "What's the new hot thing?!" Without disturbing my mascara, I replied: "Anonymity." She looked befuddled.
Breaking news: Conservative organizations suddenly have found common cause with one of their favorite objects of contempt the benighted Mainstream Media.
In a reprieve from the horror of the most recent terrorist attack, the nation's attentions turned to the man who declared the war on terrorism, George W. Bush.
The striking juxtaposition of the preternaturally perfect Angelina Jolie, waiflike and wispy in a ghostly gown, and the scrappy Pakistani schoolgirl Malala, her face cruelly misshapen by the effects of a Taliban bullet to the head, captures the confluence of feminine power assembled here to "lean on" the world to save women and girls.
All things considered, I'd rather be in Rome. Isn't everyone?
The media love optics, and no one understands this better than President Barack Obama.
When President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address that "This time is different," referring to his push for tighter gun control laws, he wasn't just whistling Dixie.
It must be true what they say about women that they are smarter, stronger, wiser and wilier than your average Joe.
To the world-weary, Lance Armstrong's confession to Oprah was just one more in a series.
Unlike many who recently have joined the debate about gun rights, I have a long history with guns, which I proffer only in the interest of pre-empting the "elitist, liberal, swine, prostitute, blahblahblah" charge.
The new year has begun with an avalanche of Republican retrospectives: What went wrong? What must the GOP do?
In today's world of social media, where everyone's every little thing is on display, it is sometimes difficult to recall a time when exhibitionism wasn't ubiquitous and was, in fact, not admired.