Gail Collins

10/08/2015 - 2:30pm

    Happiness is being on the Jeb Bush campaign mailing list. Recent highlights:

    Sept. 27 — Columba Bush emailed to say she wants me to get to know the Jeb she knows, who is a person of principle. Also very tall. “But Friend, no one is going to see...

10/01/2015 - 3:00pm

    Ten years ago, did you imagine that Planned Parenthood would be the center of our national political life? No, 10 years ago we were just worried about George W. Bush and high oil prices. Sometimes I miss high oil prices.


09/30/2015 - 8:00am

    Farewell, John Boehner, farewell.

    These departures are a little wearying. It was not long ago that we said adieu to Rick Perry. And then Scott Walker. And of course we are gearing up for the moment when the...

09/24/2015 - 1:56pm

    Planned Parenthood! Government shutdown!

    Anti-abortion politicians are in an uproar over videos that supposedly show Planned Parenthood representatives negotiating on prices for tissue from aborted fetuses....

09/24/2015 - 1:39pm

    Our national attention span is ... short. The Republican presidential primary debate on Wednesday was ... long. Really, if you throw in the earlier loser debate, it was the longest ever. 

    The Lincoln-...

09/24/2015 - 1:36pm

    Our national attention span is ... short. Perhaps we were destined to have 11-person presidential primary debates simply because we have lost our capacity to listen to anybody for more than two minutes.


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