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

Raimondo needs a narrow focus on semiconductors, not a ‘reimagining’

The commerce secretary is the Democrat most qualified to be president. How she deploys a $52 billion bonanza will be a revealing test of her skills.

February 1, 2023

The Webb Space Telescope is telling humanity the history of everything

The universe, as portrayed by the light that Webb gathers, is breathtakingly beautiful, and unimaginably violent.

January 27, 2023

Mike Gallagher chairs a vital House committee. Its only focus: China.

The Republican congressman chairs what has instantly become the House's most important committee. Its sole subject is, essentially, the Chinese Communist Party.

January 25, 2023

When colleges take political positions, they show who isn’t wanted

Institutions of higher education are deluded if they think the larger society is interested in their advertisements of their predictable politics.

January 20, 2023

Why Germany must not hesitate sending tanks to Ukraine — lots of them

Soviet tanks stopped German aggression in World War II. There would be a dark irony if German tanks sealed the defeat of Russia's aggression today.

January 18, 2023

In some Virginia schools, ‘equity’ seems to mean hiding achievement

Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears deeply values education. No wonder she's upset that students weren't told they'd received National Merit Commendation awards.

January 13, 2023

How the Dominion defamation suit against Fox News will test a Delaware court

The challenge will be delivering justice without having a chilling effect on journalism.

January 11, 2023

Wokeness in all its self-flattering moral vanity comes for a statue at Princeton

The disparagement of John Witherspoon, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, is more than a case of judging the past through the lens of the present.

January 6, 2023

How the Supreme Court can protect charter schools from suffocating litigation

The justices will decide whether to hear a North Carolina case in the latest battle of progressives' endless campaign against charters and true diversity.

January 4, 2023

In unsettled times, look to Midwestern values

As a new year unfolds a potentially ominous future, a new book extols "the reassuring rhythm and rituals of civic affairs" that have long served the nation well.

December 30, 2022