Recent Articles by George F. Will
Published: Sunday, August 23, 2015 4:12 pm MDT
Most of Donald Trump's normally loquacious rivals are swaggeringly eager to confront Vladimir Putin, but are too invertebrate — Lindsey Graham is an honorable exception — to voice robust disgust wit...
Published: Sunday, August 16, 2015 6:40 pm MDT
To understand why a whaling museum subsidy doesn't exist anymore and a mohair subsidy continues is to understand how American government functions. And why James Madison, whose flinty realism is often called pe...
Published: Thursday, June 25, 2015 2:30 pm MDT
The most durable damage from Thursday's decision is not the perpetuation of the ACA, which can be undone by legislative action. The paramount injury is the court's embrace of a duty to ratify lawless discretion...
Published: Sunday, June 21, 2015 8:14 pm MDT
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.
Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 10:16 pm MDT
Today's saturating media tug children beyond childhood prematurely, but not to maturity. Children are cosseted by intensive parenting that encourages passivity and dependency and stunts their abilities to impro...
Published: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 3:26 pm MDT
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.
Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:03 pm MDT
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.
Published: Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:21 pm MDT
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...
Published: Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:06 pm MDT
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 ...
Published: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 8:01 pm MST
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.