Articles by George Will

George F. Will is one of the most widely recognized, and widely read, writers in the world. With more than 450 newspapers, his biweekly Newsweek column, and his appearances as a political commentator on ABC, Will may be the most influential writer in America.

A Cake is Food, Not Speech - But Why Bully the Baker?

The conversation about a cake lasted less than a minute but will long reverberate in constitutional law. On...

George Will December 1, 2017

The Supreme Court Should Let States Set Their Own Sports Gambling Laws

American democracy???s comic opera frequently features collaborations of ???bootleggers and Baptists.???...

George Will November 29, 2017

The NCAA Season Starts with Sleaze and Scandal

Although it is plausible to suspect this, it is not true that the Crédit Mobilier scandal of the early 1870s...

George Will November 24, 2017

Another Year of American Hilarity

Tryptophan, an amino acid in turkey, is unjustly blamed for what mere gluttony does, making Americans...

George Will November 22, 2017

2018???s Most Important, Expensive and Strange Election

This state???s story, which lately has been depressing, soon will acquire a riveting new chapter. In 2018,...

George Will November 17, 2017

Roy Moore is an Embarrassment - Doug Jones Deserves to Win

But for the bomb, the four would be in their 60s, probably grandmothers. Three were 14 and one was 11 in 1963...

George Will November 13, 2017

Here???s an Idea, Republicans: Repeal and Replace the Tax Code

The Republicans??? tax bill would somewhat improve the existing revenue system that once caused Mitch Daniels...

George Will November 10, 2017

The Republicans Take Aim at Academic Excellence

Such is the federal government???s sprawl, and its power to establish new governing precedents, mere...

George Will November 8, 2017

Hysterical Mobs are Crudely Judging History - One Book Offers a Better Way

Evidence of national discernment, although never abundant, can now be found high on the New York Times...

George Will November 3, 2017

The Radiating Mischief of Protectionism

What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive ourselves into believing that corporate welfare...

George Will October 27, 2017

Why All the Love for the Chicago Cubs' Woes?

The good news, a commodity in short supply, is that Americans are about to get a respite from the inundating...

George Will October 3, 2016

Baseball's storyteller, our friend

For 67 years, the son of Vincent and Bridget Scully, immigrants who came to New York City from County Cavan,...

George Will September 7, 2016

Trump???s Shallowness Runs Deep

In the 1870s, when Boss Tweed???s Tammany Hall controlled New York City, and in the 1950s and 1960s, when...

George Will August 3, 2016

How Entangled With Russia Is Trump?

To gauge the opportunism and hypocrisy that define Donald Trump's Republican Party, consider this: Imagine...

George Will August 1, 2016