George Will

Britain's welcome revival of nationhood

WASHINGTON The Leave campaign won the referendum on withdrawing Britain from the European Union because the arguments on which the Remain side relied made Leave's ...

Don't give to Trump

"There's an old adage about a vat of wine standing next to a vat of sewage. Add a cup of wine to the sewage, and ...

When party establishments mattered

WASHINGTON Months before the 1940 Republican convention nominated Wendell Willkie, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Theodore Roosevelt's waspish daughter, said that Willkie's support sprang "from the grass roots ...

A president America needs

WASHINGTON Mitch Daniels, former governor of Indiana and current president of Purdue University, knows that no one in the audience is there to hear a ...

Enduring anti-Semitism in Britain

LONDON Of the fighting faiths that flourished during the ideologically drunk 20th century, anti-Semitism has been uniquely durable. It survives by mutating, even migrating across ...

The price paid by Ryan

WASHINGTON The Caligulan malice with which Donald Trump administered Paul Ryan's degradation is an object lesson in the price of abject capitulation to power. ...

Labour pains: Britain, too, has its political silliness, says George F. Will

LONDON Misery loves company, so refugees from America's Republican Party should understand that theirs is not the only one that has chosen a leader who ...

Choosing Britain's destiny

LONDON Sitting on the sun-dappled terrace of the House of Lords, watching the Thames flow, Lord Nigel Lawson explains that the June 23 referendum, which ...

An Independence Day for Great Britain?

LONDON Leaders of the campaign to end Britain's membership in the European Union hope next month's referendum will make June 23, 2016, a date as ...

Britain at the crossroads

LONDON Sixty-five years ago, what has become the European Union was an embryo conceived in fear. It has been stealthily advanced from an economic to ...

The inaugural address we should hear but won't

WASHINGTON The mere possibility of a Donald Trump presidency — gold-plated faucets in the house first occupied by John and Abigail Adams — will perhaps ...