George Will: Why He’s Against Biden, Trump, and the 1619 Project—And Bullish on the Future
“Arguing about the nature of the country is as American as frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese,” says the aspirationally acute 80-year-old Pulitzer Prize winner George Will, now in his sixth decade as a leading voice in debates over culture, politics, and ideas. “If you don’t like arguing, you picked the wrong country.”
In 1973, Will was a young academic coming off a stint as a Senate staffer when he began writing columns for National Review and The Washington Post. Since then he has churned out “6,000 or so” pieces (his count) on a weekly schedule, calling to mind the longevity and endurance of Cal Ripken, Jr., who played more consecutive baseball games than anyone in history and whose work ethic was lionized by Will in his 1990 bestseller, Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball.
Will’s newest book is American Happiness and Discontents, a collection of columns from 2008 to 2020 that cov
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