Award-winning Washington Post columnist tells students why she dislikes political parties

The Daily Pennsylvanian
October 28th, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Kathleen Parker of The Washington Post spoke about her skepticism toward political parties and the importance of media literacy at the Kelly Writers House on Thursday.

Parker, who called herself the “only conservative [that] liberals can stand,” cited her 1987 Orlando Sentinel column about the importance of a two-parent household to a child's development as the moment her readers labeled her "rightist."

At that time, there was a strong liberal movement arguing that women didn’t need men to achieve success. As a single mother, this subject held personal salience to Parker.

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