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Op-ed: Two kingdoms in conflict

...Issue the license, have someone else issue it, resign, or go to jail. She chose to go to jail, which, unlike Rosa Parks to whom she is being compared, makes her look more like a religious fanatic than a martyr. Removal of her name from...
Rich Lowry: Don't confirm Loretta Lynch sexism and the head of Lynch's sorority has said it is both. Synergy!For his part, Durbin went straight to a Rosa Parks metaphor - because getting humiliated in segregation-era Montgomery, Ala., is just like being a high-powered lawyer...
Rich Lowry: Tide creeping toward GOP

...whether she voted for the man she was a delegate for at the 2012 Democratic Convention. In her own mind, Grimes is the Rosa Parks of the secret ballot.In 2012, Akin's statement captured the Republican Party's vulnerability to "war on women...
Rich Lowry: Year of the fainting couch

...had been the mettle of the civil-rights movement, it would have collapsed in a puddle of helplessness not long after Rosa Parks was asked to give up her seat.But that, for all its tragic failings, was a different era. It was before so much...
Rich Lowry: Check your inanity

...there's nothing in his piece that justifies rudeness. He has been attacked as making himself out to be a victim, "the Rosa Parks of Ivy League white guys," although all that he's asking is that people judge him and his views on the merits. He...
It's boycott time

...which is that the civil-rights movement in this country really gained traction after Dec. 1, 1955. That was the day Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white person on a Montgomery, Ala., bus and was arrested. She rightfully occupies...
A 'Rosa Parks' for our generation media in its bumbling race to fill the 24-7 news cycle may have turned Shirley Sherrod into our generation's Rosa Parks -- a new African American woman icon in the fight against ignorance and racism. In short: The real story: Inspiration...


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