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

DeSantis should learn from one of the biggest blunders in American marketing

The misfired announcement of the Florida governor's presidential campaign was a fitting coda to months of emulating a certain other disastrous product launch.

May 25, 2023

Ambivalent about abortion, the American middle begins to find its voice

By overturning Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court commenced the process of letting politics go about the business of accommodating differences.

May 24, 2023

Maybe the looming debt ceiling disaster is really just politics as usual

House Republicans have some sensible, moderate proposals. The route to compromise is available, if Biden will defy progressive priorities and take it.

May 19, 2023

The Supreme Court’s California pork ruling invites interstate economic warfare

The justices unwisely endorse California's effort to make non-Californians conform to its moral and policy preferences.

May 17, 2023

Joe Manchin weighs challenging today’s stagnant party duopoly

The Democratic senator from West Virginia still adheres to his position that all options, including a 2024 third-party presidential run, are "on the table."

May 12, 2023

Why even the preppy look is preferable to egalitarian shabbiness

Dressing well is not about "privilege." It quietly asserts that attention to one’s presentation is a form of respect for those to whom one is presented.

May 10, 2023

George Will: After a month of baseball’s new rules, it’s time to rejoice

Self-described "traditionalists" may deplore the changes, but real conservatives have reasons to celebrate how the game has put a spring back in its step.

May 5, 2023

In ‘An Ordinary Man,’ Gerald Ford emerges with a certain greatness

Given the egomania fomented by today’s president-centric politics, this biography, scintillatingly told, is timely and revelatory.

May 3, 2023

Voters do not want a Biden-Trump rematch. A third option might appeal.

The group No Labels would cheerfully stand down if one palatable nominee emerges. For now, they're getting on state ballots and preparing the way for a 2024.

April 28, 2023

The county seized her condo, sold it and kept all the money. Not nice.

An elderly Minnesota woman's lawsuit over "home equity theft" will be heard by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

April 24, 2023