Susan Konig

Susan Konig is a journalist who writes frequently for National Review. She is the author of Why Animals Sleep So Close to the Road (And Other Lies I Tell My ...

Susan Konig is a journalist who writes frequently for National Review. She is the author of Why Animals Sleep So Close to the Road (And Other Lies I Tell My Children).

Politics & Policy

Disco, Dates & Donuts

The big story in my house this past week wasn’t Hurricane Wilma (we’re about 1,000 miles north of Palm Beach), or Judith Miller and Scooter Libby (to my knowledge there ...
Politics & Policy

Goldfish & Band-Aids

This morning, my three school-age kids were standing at the bus stop a few minutes early, breakfast consumed, faces washed, book bags packed, school supplies labeled, Goldfish crackers bagged and ...
Politics & Policy

Mary’s Child

When I saw The Passion of the Christ, the moment that affected me the most was Mary trying to get to Jesus as he labored under the cross through ...
Politics & Policy

Royal Bummer

Last week–just in time for Valentine’s Day–it was announced that the Prince of Wales (gawky fellow, next in line for throne) and Camilla Parker-Bowles (gawky gal, on other end of ...

Re: War Against Boys

Hey Derb, my daughter can draw helicopters dropping bombs as well as any boy! They’re not trying to turn them into girls, they’re trying to turn them into ...
Politics & Policy

“Real” Work

For someone who worked briefly at the U.N. (before inheriting a condiment empire), Teresa Heinz Kerry isn’t very diplomatic. This says a lot about the U.N. and Heinz Kerry, but ...
Politics & Policy

The Wrong “Choice”

Wednesday night in his convention speech, Michael Reagan said he was lucky because his parents and his birth parents had something in common: They were “pro-life” and “pro-adoption.” This statement went ...
Politics & Policy

The Other Twins

I recently wrote a piece praising Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen and, next thing you know, one of them ended up in rehab. I stick by my belief that these ...