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Molly Ivins

Molly Ivins was a syndicated newspaper columnist, co-author of Shrub: The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush (Random House) and Bushwhacked (Random House).

  • June 24, 2013

    Tough as Bob War and Other Stuff

    An excerpt from the new eBook, Molly Ivins: Letters to The Nation.

    Molly Ivins

  • GovernmentJanuary 5, 2006

    Jack Gordon

    Jack Gordon, “the unabashedly liberal conscience of Florida’s State Senate,” was chosen majority leader at a time when his politics should have made him an anathema. His fight against discrimination and his involvement in state politics helped many powerless Floridians.

    Molly Ivins

  • PoliticsOctober 30, 2003

    Is Texas America?

    Bush’s home is a damn peculiar place.

    Molly Ivins

  • June 12, 2003



    Washington, DC

    Eric Foner, Molly Ivins and Our Readers

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  • PoliticsMay 22, 2003

    Tales of the Texas Border

    They’re back now, but Texas’s few living elected Democrats, who fled to Oklahoma pursued by minions of the law, are said to remain unrepentant. The proximate cause was a redistricting map, but

    Molly Ivins

  • CongressMay 31, 2001

    Shrub Flubs His Dub


    Oh, sure, blame it on Texas. It’s all our fault Jim Jeffords walked. Many, many people in Washington are assuming "the Texans" in the White House are responsible for this massive screw-up. Whereas everybody in political Austin assumes it. It’s often hard to discern the difference between Texas Tough and Texas Stupid.

    Molly Ivins