Maureen Dowd and Revenge of the Homely Redhead

Maureen Dowd's pen strikes again. The woman who has made a fortune out of cocktail-party cattiness has decided, this week, to aim her eternally adolescent barbs at attractive Republican women -- the ones making mincemeat out of their feminized Democrat-male opponents.Reading her latest self-revealing scream, I couldn't help feeling sorry for little Maureen, still tormented after all these decades.  Likening "mean girl" Republican women -- "Jan, Meg, Carly, Sharron, Linda, Michele, Queen Bee Sarah and sweet wannabe Christine" -- to those who picked on her in high school as "grown-up versions of those teenage tormentors who would steal your boyfriend, spray-paint your locker and, just for good measure, spread rumors that you were pregnant," one can just hear Maureen's high-pitched wails to Mama as she poured out her adolescent troubles.Poor little Maureen. For decades now, she has indulged her screaming pen in revenge-of-the-homely-redhead diatribes...(Read Full Article)