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George Will

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Reader opinions on Social Security disability, terrorism, climate-change column, daylight saving.

January 10, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Reader comments on overcriminalization, Antonin Scalia, electric cars, 'dreamers' and voting. 

December 22, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

George Will: On immigration, ghosts of Christmas past

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is a gooey confection of seasonal sentiment. It also is an economic manifesto that Dickens hoped would hit with “twenty thousand times the force” of a political tract. It concerned a 19th-century debate that is pertinent to today’s argument about immigration.

May 11, 2013 5:00 pm Related Loading…
George Will: For Obama, 2014 is his number

George Will: For Obama, 2014 is his number

President concentrates on gun control, immigration for tactical reasons related to midterms.

May 08, 2013 6:00 pm Related Loading…

A few signs that grown-ups are taking charge in Washington

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision.

April 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

George Will: Political kin, and politically dangerous

Today's government uses regulation to achieve policy goals by imposing on the private sector burdens less obvious than taxation would be.

April 17, 2013 10:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: The vigorous virtues of Margaret Thatcher

Her decisiveness made her the most formidable woman in 20th-century politics, and England's most formidable woman since its greatest sovereign, Elizabeth I.

April 08, 2013 9:15 am Related Loading…

George Will: Pro-'choice' intolerance

Campus government won’t recognize anti-abortion group at Johns Hopkins.

April 06, 2013 5:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: Take a swing at these

As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, “Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my daughter was going to have to give it u…

March 31, 2013 4:00 am Related Loading…

George Will: For GOP substance, deregulate

Party should preserve opportunities for less-known and financially challenged candidates to break through.

March 23, 2013 5:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: A matter of jurisprudence

Liberals and conservatives both should want the Defense of Marriage Act struck down.

March 20, 2013 5:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: Into uncharted territory

California ban on same-sex marriage should be judged by legal reasoning, not social science.

March 16, 2013 5:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: The art of good writing

Clarity, economy are keys in William Zinsser's style.

March 13, 2013 11:00 am Related Loading…

George Will: When Washington was really grim

“When I first met Richard Nixon,” Robert Bork says in the book he completed a few weeks before his death in December, “I could see in his expression the conviction that someone had blundered badly.” With the dry wit that, together with his mastery of the dry martini, made him delightful comp…

March 06, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: Solitary confinement's toll

Isolation is a form of mental torture, leaving prisoners impaired and unable to interact socially.

February 20, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

George Will: Night of nonsense

The annual State of the Union spectacle of presidency-worship should embarrass us.

February 15, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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