George F. Will

George F. Will is one of the most widely recognized, and widely read, writers in the world. He is a political commentator on Fox, and his column, syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group, appears in 450 newspapers.

More lows in high court confirmations

The confirmation process has followed the crumbling, descending path the rest of American politics has taken into the depths of cynicism, faux outrage and pandering to the parties’ hysterical bases.

Reagan made a splash putting Soviets on edge

Thus did the Cold War end because Reagan rejected the stale orthodoxy that the East-West military balance was solely about conventional land forces in central Europe.

What if most people are above average?

Accusing people of overconfidence also assumes that intelligence is well-defined and quantifiable enough that there’s real meaning in comparing ourselves to an average.

NIH cancels $100 million study of moderate drinking as irrevocably compromised

The National Institutes of Health on Friday canceled a mammoth study of moderate drinking, after determining that officials had irrevocably compromised the research by soliciting $66 million from beer and liquor companies to underwrite the effort.