Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: Put up a Ferris wheel to top all others

Ferris wheel was great for a weekend, but why not permanently?

2 days ago

Ruth Ann Dailey: Downtown cineplex doesn’t add up

The proposal for a movie theater in the already-crowded Cultural District seems unlikely to answer some key questions.

1 week ago

 The Emanuel AME Church in Charleston Sunday morning before  the first worship service since nine people were fatally shot at the church during a Bible study group last week.

Ruth Ann Dailey: In the Charleston atrocity, faith sows seeds

The very Bible passage the Emanuel AME victims discussed alongside their killer Wednesday night presaged this harsh beauty now unfolding.

2 weeks ago

Ruth Ann Dailey: Rachel Dolezal and the politics of self-invention

A giant train wreck of glorification of rabid individualism and the modern insistence, in some quarters, that “the personal is political.”

3 weeks ago

Ruth Ann Dailey: When kids excel, let them all get the glory

Yes, the “Everyone’s a Winner” policy is pernicious. But the Florida case of 27 valedictorians sounds legit: They all earned it.

1 month ago