"Dowd [Maureen] faces a new information age in which readers continue to turn their backs on her and her employer of 26 years, leaving a shrinking readership of aging elites from academia, politics and media. Her readers are disappearing -- and that's even before the Obama death panels for seniors kick in. The result: she has become increasingly angry and increasingly shrill. The old gray mare ain't what she used to be . . . All southerners are racist, as sure as the day is long and NASCAR spectators have three thumbs."
And . . .
"Dowd is point man -- uh, woman -- for the nation's elite, a red-haired (carefully applied to the gray in the George Salon at the Four Seasons, the coloring salon of choice for the youthful beauties of her elite beltway set, such as Madeline Albright and Chris Matthews) Cerberus guarding the grandee gates. Family, wealth, friendship, school, and lifestyle. You either have it or you don't, which is why Dowd so despises the latest gatecrasher, Sarah Palin."
Dowd is irrelevant - and has been for quite a while.
Read the rest at the American Thinker.