Susan Estrich / Politics

When a Woman Gets Fired

What do they call it when a man gets fired from a top job? Wednesday. Or, if appropriate, Monday or Tuesday or Thursday or Friday. When a woman gets fired, it's called breaking news.

Maybe Jill Abramson was fired from her job as the first woman ...

What Do You Say About A Vulgarian?

My friends from outside of Los Angeles are horrified. "Donald Sterling is a pig?" they say with surprise. "A racist, ignorant, loud-mouthed fool?" And Jewish, to boot. This is not, my mother would have said, good for the Jews.

No one I know who ...

Monica Returns

Does Monica Lewinsky really think she was a victim of cyber bullying?

Apparently so, according to her "coming out" piece in Vanity Fair, which is getting a lot of attention, ostensibly because of its potential impact on Hillary 2016.

Nice excuse...

Grotesque

That's what the Simon Wiesenthal Center called the assignment given to eighth-grade students in Rialto, Calif., to research and write an argumentative essay about whether the Holocaust actually happened or was "merely a political scheme created to...