Recent Articles by George F. Will
Published: Saturday, November 22, 2014 8:36 pm MST
Richard Norton Smith could not have known, when he began his labors 14 years ago, that publication of his "On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller" would coincide with a presidential campaign to which Ro...
Published: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 10:07 pm MST
Unlike the dog that chased the car until, to its consternation, he caught it, Republicans know what to do with what they've caught. Completing their capture of control of the legislative branch, they should sta...
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 9:18 pm MDT
The FCC petition argues that broadcasting during prime time of the word "Redskins" has "an adverse impact on impressionable young Indian as well as non-Indian children."
Published: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 6:24 pm MDT
Term limits can define a conservative agenda of taming executive power by enhancing the power of Congress.
Published: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:10 pm MDT
Sensible Kansans have a problematic choice to ponder: Electing [Greg] Orman would deepen the Senate's pool of talent, but it might thwart Republican efforts to control the Senate.
Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:08 pm MDT
Promising to "destroy" this group with the help of "a broad coalition" of "partners," Barack Obama said last week, "I welcome congressional support for this effort." He obviously thinks such support is optional...
Published: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 5:18 pm MDT
The Islamic State is a nasty problem that can be remedied if its neighbors, assisted by the United States, decide to do so. Vladimir Putin's fascist revival is a crisis that tests the West's capacity to decide.
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 7:51 pm MDT
The Navy, with embarked Marines, is the primary instrument for the use of military power. The question, however, is: Do Americans, demoralized by squandered valor in Iraq and Afghanistan, want U.S. power projec...
Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:10 pm MDT
This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil.
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:32 pm MDT
Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would los...