George Will

A Conservative's Guide to Undermining Pope Francis
September 23, 2015

Don't like Francis's position on climate change or inequality? Here's how to undermine his authority.

Conservatives to Pope Francis: Stick With Salvation. We’ll Handle Politics.
September 22, 2015

The pontiff's opinions are driving columnists like George Will crazy

George Will, Tea Party Tory
February 11, 2014

America's most famous bow-tied conservative has found his wild side. 

George Will Confused About Desirability of Civil and Women's Rights Movements
October 09, 2013

In his Thursday column in The Washington Post, George Will gives a perfect encapsulation of his (widely shared) worldview and values without quite meaning to do so. For this reason, if no other, it deserves close attention.

The Tory Magic of George Will
October 04, 2013

George Will, the columnist and longtime staple of ABC's 'This Week' is leaving the network for Fox News, where he debuts today. Here's what The New Republic's legendary Henry Fairlie wrote about him in 1986.

George Will's Writing Makes George Orwell Turn Over in His Grave
July 10, 2013

It's been interesting to watch American politicians and commentators respond to the coup in Egypt, largely because the reactions have not conformed to ideological categories.

Notes on a Trumped Up Scandal
May 15, 2013

The IRS fiasco shows that conservatives can be PC too.

A Unified Theory of Romney Tax-Stubbornness
August 09, 2012

The latest journalist to press Mitt Romney on his tax returns is the ultra-resourceful Josh Tyrangiel of Businessweek. Here’s how he cleverly posed the question in a recent interview:  If you’re an investor and you’re looking at a company, and that company says that its great strength is wise management and fiscal know-how, wouldn’t you want to see the previous, say, five years’ worth of its financials?  Alas, no dice. Romney’s response:  I’m not a business.

Big Chief
July 13, 2012

How to understand John Roberts.

Did Roberts Change His Vote?
July 02, 2012

Did Chief Justice John Roberts change his vote in the Obamacare case? Court observers were speculating about that possibility almost as soon as the five-to-four decision upholding the law came down on Thursday. And now it looks like Roberts really did switch.