What I learned from Molly Ivins.

Bringing out the dead.
Feb. 2 2007 6:57 PM

Funny Woman

What I learned from Molly Ivins.

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But she did more than that. Molly Ivins taught a whole generation of women writers the most useful trick out there, more useful, even, than faking bravery: Get the boys to laugh with you, and you stand a pretty decent chance of being taken seriously.