Recent Articles by George F. Will
Published: Friday, May 6, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
The two federally chartered but privately owned GSEs, which guarantee 80 percent of American mortgages, were created because Washington wanted to engineer — what could go wrong? — more homeownership...
Published: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Puerto Rico's troubles will benefit America if the bond market, sobered by a demonstration that government bonds can be risky, becomes a restraint on state legislatures by raising the cost of borrowing where th...
Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Voters can only surmise what Trump is hiding by refusing to release his tax returns, and can only guess how much he is exaggerating his wealth, or how much he has made from the money his father gave him.
Published: Monday, April 18, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
There is a consensus that aggression by one nation against another is a serious matter, but there is no comparable consensus about what constitutes aggression.
Published: Sunday, April 17, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Secrets are property, and covetous, acquisitive government bureaucracies hoard them from rival bureaucracies, thereby making government even more foolish than it naturally tends to be because it has no competit...
Published: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Hillary Clinton's supposedly supreme presidential qualification is not her public prominence, which is derivative from her marriage, or her unremarkable tenure in a similarly derivative Senate seat. It is her f...
Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 9:24 pm MDT
The progress from 1870 to 1970 was unusual and is not likely to recur in the future. America's entitlement state is buckling under the pressure of an aging population retiring into Social Security and Medicare ...
Published: Saturday, March 19, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Of the last 25 justices confirmed, beginning with Dwight Eisenhower's 1954 nomination of Earl Warren as chief justice, Garland, 63, is the second-oldest nominee.
Published: Thursday, February 25, 2016 6:00 pm MST
Trump's Republican opponents are running out of days, places and people to stop him. Candidates, voters and other daydream believers rail against the "establishment," waiting for this corpse to resurrect itself...
Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 6:00 pm MST
Four days before Saturday's South Carolina primary, Obama improved Donald Trump's standing with Republicans by volubly deploring him and cannily placing him in the Republican mainstream.