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William Kristol

William Kristol is editor-at-large of The Bulwark. He was a founder of The Weekly Standard, and is a regular guest on leading political commentary shows. Prior to his work at The Weekly Standard, Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, an organization that helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory.  From 1985 to 1993, Kristol served as chief of staff to Education Secretary William Bennett in the Reagan Administration and as chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle in the George H. W. Bush administration. Before coming to Washington, Kristol taught politics at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University.


Articles by William Kristol

May 28, 2019 11:52 am

New Poll Data Shows Trump Is More Vulnerable to a Primary Challenge Than Ever

Here’s a note about Republican primary dynamics from the veteran New York political strategist, Bruce Gyory. He’s given me permission…
William Kristol
January 20, 2019 6:11 am

Trump’s Slippage in Support is Real

The president is losing support—not just among independents, but from his evangelical and white-male base, too.
William Kristol
January 6, 2019 10:11 pm

Two Months

A lot has changed since Election Day.
William Kristol
January 3, 2019 10:00 am

Trump Allies Try to Rig the 2020 GOP Nomination

Yesterday’s op-ed by Mitt Romney expressing doubts about the character and competence of President Donald Trump was striking. Just as…
William Kristol