George Will Articles


Shut Up, They Explained

Jun 23, 2014

Two weeks ago, George Will wrote a column about how progressives have exaggerated the prevalence of rape on college campuses. The column was not well received by some or even, as a great many of the histrionic responses would indicate, well understood. Last week a press release landed in The Scrapbook’s inbox, headlined: “87,000 Call on The Washington Post to Address Sexism, Fire George Will.” A group called UltraViolet was touting the success of an online petition they’d whipped up over the controversy. From the release: 

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Petition to Fire George Will Launched By Wife of White House Media Director

6:07 AM, Jun 12, 2014

Last week, George Will wrote a column about how progressive politics have fomented "rape culture" on college campuses. The column was not well received by some, or even, as a great many of the histrionic responses would indicate, well understood.

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Will’s Wrong

12:05 PM, Mar 02, 2012

The estimable George Will is almost ready to hoist the white flag on the 2012 presidential election. Neither Mitt Romney nor Rick Santorum, he writes in his column for this Sunday (an advance copy of which was obtained by Politico), “seems likely to be elected.” And while conservatives, Will advises, should vote for whichever is nominated, there may well “come a point when … conservatives turn their energies to a goal much more attainable than . . . electing Romney or Santorum president. It is the goal of retaining control of the House and winning control of the Senate. . . . [C]onservatives this year should have as their primary goal making sure Republicans wield all the gavels in Congress in 2013.”

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George Will’s Poor War Analogy

2:58 PM, Jun 23, 2011

At the end of a Washington Post op-ed criticizing John McCain for labeling Republicans who oppose intervention in the Libyan war “isolationists,” George Will writes (emphasis added):

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Is Tea Party Impressed with George Will’s ‘Five Plausible’ GOP Candidates?

Not likely.
3:55 PM, Mar 31, 2011

With a whopping 3.8 million votes now having been cast, Paul Ryan (1st) and Chris Christie (2nd) continue to lead the 2012 Tea Party Presidential Poll.  Ryan and Christie have said that they are not planning to try to unseat President Obama, but the American people, or at least the significant share of Americans who consider themselves to be Tea Party voters, clearly want them to do so. In truth, the fact that these two men haven’t yet thrown their hats into the ring makes it all the more striking that they are handily beating all other prospective GOP presidential candidates.

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The Daily Grind: The Revolution Will Be YouTubed

6:30 AM, Mar 21, 2011

"The Arab League wanted our help. Until they got it."

Aggrieved Muslim extremists once again trying to silence free speech.

"Liberal Democrats in uproar over Libya action"

SEIU hit with RICO lawsuit

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