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Stories by George F. Will
Advice for Obama in Handling Afghanistan
9/25/09 at 8:00 PM
Or 2003, with a Shinseki moment.
Why No One Believes Obama
9/11/09 at 8:00 PM
The President is CPR for the GOP.
George F. Will: How Obama Is Like Huey Long
8/28/09 at 8:00 PM
Washington is seriously unserious.
Clarence Thomas and the Voting Rights Act
6/26/09 at 8:00 PM
The high court's misplaced modesty.
Will: How Barney Frank Intervened at GM
6/12/09 at 8:00 PM
And green guy. So he pressures GM.
Did Sotomayor Save Baseball? Not Really.
5/28/09 at 8:00 PM
Actually, more like a pop foul.
Why Ray LaHood Is Wrong
5/15/09 at 8:00 PM
Secretary of Behavior Modification
George F. Will: Unsilent Barack
4/24/09 at 8:00 PM
The trajectory of his presidency may have been determined by what he did in his first 100 days.
Will: Is There a "Community of Nations"?
4/10/09 at 8:00 PM
A pandering Obama praised Europe's 'leading role in the world.' Actually, Europe exercises almost no leadership, even in Europe.
George F. Will: Spring Brain Training
3/27/09 at 8:00 PM
In which we solve the mystery of how a team hit into a triple play without any fielder touching the ball.
George Will: Good Things About Arne Duncan
3/13/09 at 8:00 PM
Arne Duncan, the new secretary of education, says that under No Child Left Behind 'we have been lying to students and their parents.'
George F. Will: Bootleggers' Delights
2/13/09 at 7:00 PM
Banning Sunday liquor sales pleases Baptists—and also pleases bootleggers by increasing demand for their services.
Will: U.S. Better Off After Economy Recovers
1/30/09 at 7:00 PM
Cows should die in Wisconsin so that mothers in Watts will pay more—a price government deems 'reasonable'—for their children's milk?
George F. Will: 2008--Rod, Eliot, Yuck
12/19/08 at 7:00 PM
During the presidential contest between an African-American from Chicago and a plumber from Toledo, eros reared its beguiling head.
George Will: Ending 'Politics as Usual'
12/5/08 at 7:00 PM
As usual, people are saying we must end 'politics as usual.' And as usual, few wonder why such politics are usual.
George F. Will: TARP and ADD
11/21/08 at 7:00 PM
Congress has made bureaucrats into legislators; or perhaps it has made Hank Paulson into the fourth branch of government.
George F. Will: The Good Bad News
10/24/08 at 8:00 PM
If the nation wants a really Rooseveltian intervention in the economy, it should celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday.
George Will Makes the Case for Westerns
10/10/08 at 8:00 PM
The new movie 'Appaloosa' is welcome evidence that the Western genre is not wrapped in white linen and cold as the clay.
Heepism vs. Elitism
8/29/08 at 8:00 PM
Voters today demand empathy from candidates in a way that voters never did from austere George Washington or crusty John Adams.
George F. Will: Homogenizers in Retreat
8/1/08 at 8:00 PM
At their worst—their best is bad enough—EU enthusiasts clumsily invoke the pale specter of a synthetic terror.
George F. Will: Nudge Against the Fudge
6/21/08 at 9:47 AM
Dare we hope that Barack Obama shares the 'libertarian paternalism' of two of his former University of Chicago colleagues?
George F. Will: As the Oceans Rise
6/7/08 at 9:20 AM
Obama's words mesmerize a nation accustomed to leaders who use words with antic indifference to their accuracy.
George F. Will: Caesaropapism Rampant
5/24/08 at 7:34 AM
Americans are not cynical about politics. They are presidential romantics. Hence they suffer serial disappointments.
George F. Will: Questions for John McCain
5/10/08 at 9:17 AM
You say 'some greedy people' on Wall Street 'perhaps need to be punished.' So, government should treat greed as a crime?
George F. Will: Questions for Obama
4/26/08 at 9:51 AM
Have you told young couples straining to buy their first home that declining prices of houses are a misfortune?
Will: A Libertarian Surge?
4/12/08 at 10:09 AM
Bob Barr will be dry-eyed if his candidacy is to John McCain what Ralph Nader's was to Al Gore in 2000.
Will: ‘Your Brain on Cubs’
3/29/08 at 9:16 AM
It is said there are no atheists in foxholes. There should be lots of them in Wrigley Field in the Cubs' 10th decade of rebuilding.
Will: Kosovo’s Dark Meaning
3/15/08 at 7:52 AM
The United States, which quickly recognized Kosovo's independence, has not always been so tolerant of the principle of secession.
Will: McCain and the Oath
3/1/08 at 7:58 AM
He has not been bashful about advising the Supreme Court. He should weigh in again, against aspects of McCain-Feingold.
Will: How McGovern Made This
2/16/08 at 7:01 AM
He thinks he could have won in 1972 with a running mate called 'the most trusted man in America'—Walter Cronkite.
Will: The Biofuel Follies
2/2/08 at 7:43 AM
To avoid drilling for oil in ANWR, the planet savers evidently prefer destroying forests that absorb greenhouse gases.
Will: Stimulating Talk, Redux
1/19/08 at 8:21 AM
Washington will stimulate the economy by enacting pet agendas in the name of recovery from a perhaps nonexistent recession.