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

Another revered high school sacrifices excellence on the altar of DEI

Philadelphia's Masterman School, once lauded by Barack Obama, is being "systematically dismantled," according to a report by a multiracial group of parents.

March 24, 2023

How government casually violates the letter and spirit of the First Amendment

As the Supreme Court will hear on Monday, you'd better be careful about what you say to, or write about, unauthorized immigrants.

March 22, 2023

With the Silicon Valley Bank rescue, welcome to capitalism without risk

The government's response to the banking crisis is just the latest reason for Americans' plunging confidence in their leaders and institutions.

March 17, 2023

Expensively credentialed, negligibly educated Stanford brats threw a tantrum

When the law school's Federalist Society chapter invited a federal judge to speak, progressives moved in to make sure he couldn't be heard.

March 15, 2023

How government’s excessive reliance on plea deals can undermine justice

The overwhelming majority of criminal convictions occur without a jury ever passing judgment. This is a pervasive, glaring deprivation of civil rights.

March 10, 2023

Woke word-policing is now beyond satire

When it comes to a political craze based on a bad idea, worse really is better.

March 8, 2023

Biden and Schumer lead nonsensical progressive charge against stock buybacks

The hostility stems from foggy economic thinking and an animus against the people and processes that create the wealth that the left delights in redistributing.

March 3, 2023

Why ‘Buy American’ is misguided and, alas, full of bipartisan appeal

On this subject President Biden and Republicans can agree: Let's raise prices on American consumers and create lots of work for lawyers and lobbyists.

March 1, 2023

Glenn Youngkin is no surly GOP brawler. Many might welcome that.

The Virginia governor might have to enroll in scowl school if he aspires to the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.

February 24, 2023

Putin can win only if Josh Hawley-esque isolationists multiply

It's lucky for valorous Ukraine and disappointing for the Kremlin that the Republican caucus opposing military aid for Kyiv is so anemic.

February 22, 2023