George F. Will

Washington, D.C.

Columnist covering politics and domestic and foreign affairs

Education: Trinity College ; Oxford University; Princeton University

George Will writes a twice-weekly column on politics and domestic and foreign affairs. He began his column with The Post in 1974, and he received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1977. He is also a regular contributor to MSNBC and NBC News. His latest book, "American Happiness and Discontents," was released in September 2021. His other works include: "The Conservative Sensibility" (2019), “One Man’s America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular Nation” (2008), “Restoration: Congress, Term Limits and the Recovery of Deliberative Democracy” (1992), “Men at Work: The Craft of Baseba
Latest from George F. Will

Why Doug Ducey would make a great conservative alternative to Trump

The term-limited governor has been a boon to Arizona in many ways, but especially on education and school choice.

December 7, 2022

Police thought his cash was suspicious. So they took it. And won’t give it back.

Jerry Johnson says he flew to Arizona for a truck auction. Instead, he ran into a Kafkaesque tutorial in government power and civil forfeiture.

December 2, 2022

How racial preferences feed grasping grievance groups and grow ever more absurd

One of 2022's most consequential books shows how "identity entrepreneurs" rely on irrational classifications that mock their users’ intellectual and moral pretenses.

November 30, 2022

Why toxic politics thrives in an age of plenty

Toxic politics might derive from the fact that humanity has solved what had been its perennial, dominating problem.

November 25, 2022

Be thankful for the pugnacious Zelensky’s magnificent resistance to suppression

Churchill thought modern warfare obliterated the "personal factor." He later disproved that. Now we have another example of the power of individual fortitude.

November 23, 2022

Sometimes a gadfly like this one in East Cleveland is just what democracy needs

William Fambrough campaigned for a mayoral candidate in a step van outfitted as a sound truck. Soon the police came calling. The vehicle was towed. Now he's suing.

November 18, 2022

Now the GOP can repent for the Trump era by denying him the nomination

The Republican establishment should act like one, impeding the proliferation of presidential candidates that would allow the Trump rump of the party to prevail.

November 15, 2022

50 years later, the bell-bottomed zombie Equal Rights Amendment staggers on

With a tenacity inversely proportional to their credibility, the ERA's bitter-enders insist it is "one signature away" from becoming the 28th Amendment.

November 11, 2022

Election results should move both parties to introspection. Journalists, too.

Elections are increasingly nationalized and president-centric, even ex-president-centric.

November 9, 2022

The 2022 campaign has taught us much about America, much of it unpalatable

If Democrats lose the House and Senate on Tuesday, the Biden presidency will be comatose.

November 4, 2022