George Will

American newspaper columnist, journalist, and author

George Frederick Will (born May 4, 1941) is an American conservative political commentator. He writes regular columns for The Washington Post and is a political commentator for NBC News and MSNBC.[2]

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George Will attending the Washington Nationals at Baltimore Orioles May 21, 2011
George Frederick Will

(1941-05-04) May 4, 1941 (age 79)
Alma materTrinity College (BA)
Magdalen College, Oxford (BA, MA)
Princeton University (MA, PhD)
  • Columnist
  • journalist
  • author
EmployerNewsweek, The Washington Post
Political party

In 1986, The Wall Street Journal called him "perhaps the most powerful journalist in America".[3][4] He won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1977.


  1. "George Will on Republican Exit: Like Reagan Said, I Didn't Leave The Party, The Party Left Me". 2016-06-26. Retrieved 2016-06-26.
  2. Gold, Hadas (May 8, 2017). "On Media: George Will Joins MSNBC." Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  3. D'Evelyn, Thomas (October 26, 1986). "Will's collection of columns chronicles his conservatism". The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved July 30, 2012.
  4. Quoted in Eric Alterman, Sound and Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy (1999) pp. 87–88.