Tagged: George Will

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Whither Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence started his Thursday off by making a rare comment about the ongoing special counsel investigation, but it was events from earlier in the week that were still on the mind of many folks.


George Will and Sexual Assault

I am a college professor, and a year from now the first of my three daughters will be preparing to head off to college. So naturally I have some thoughts on George Will’s comments...


What Progressivism Is (Updated)

Back in 2010, Paul Ryan told Glenn Beck: …what I’ve been trying to do is indict the entire vision of progressivism because I see progressivism as the source, the intellectual source for the big...


A recoil against liberalism?

George Will and pretty much every other commenter on the right is missing the point of Tuesday’s election. It was not a referendum on liberalism or progressive politics. At play were two factors: one,...


George Will & Iraq

Looks like George Will wants to leave Iraq, too.  I’m not convinced we can achieve much of anything there or in Afghanistan.  But this “break it you buy it” ethic keeps coming back to...


Yes, facts do change minds

I have my own reservations about George Will’s column on Afghanistan, but accusing Will of slavishly following public opinion is just silly. The argument – such as it is – seems to be that...