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George F. 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. Will began his syndicated column with The Writers Group on Jan. 1, 1974, just four months after The Writers Group was founded by Ben Bradlee and Katharine Graham. Two years later, Will started his bi-weekly column for Newsweek. In 1977, he won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, for his newspaper columns, and garnered awards for his Newsweek columns. Today Will serves as a contributing analyst with ABC News and has been a regular member of ABC's "This Week" on Sunday mornings since 1981. Will's email address is georgewill@washpost.com.
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The world, which owes much to ancient Athens' legacy, including the idea of democracy, is indebted to today's Athens for the reminder that reality does not respect a democracy's delusions.
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The hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania should prompt people to remember the role of the ship, and America, in World War II.
Proclaiming morality while practicing cupidity, states have tried to hit the sweet spot of cigarette taxes — high enough to maximize revenue without excessively discouraging smoking.
The world's oldest political party is eager to give Hillary Clinton its presidential nomination, but why? Another Clinton presidency probably would include a reprise of the couple's well-known patterns of beha...
By 2012, there were 2.8 million more women than men in college, and by 2020 this "enrollment gap" is projected to grow to 4.4 million. This means a shortage of suitable male partners, who are postponing family ...
The court probably will rule that the IRS acted contrary to law. If so, the IRS certainly will not have acted contrary to its pattern of corruption in the service of the current administration.