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Where’s George Will?

Post by David Seago on Nov. 6, 2006 at 9:52 am |
November 6, 2006 9:52 am

Mr. Seago: I read your editorial (Note: a column, actually) this Sunday (hard copy, not computer). So you’re the guy! I enjoy the page well enough. You all seem to have a reasonable mix of the idiotic and the sane and sober, but what happened to that eminent voice of sound perspective, George Will? May I expect to see his views on the page in the future or does his vocabulary overly tax the typical reader?

By the by, I served with a John Seago in Europe in the late sixties. He was from Louisiana. No relation, I suppose.

Thanks for your good efforts.

Kevin & Deb Ryan


We did drop George Will’s column several months ago and replaced him with Jonah Goldberg (his latest column here). We finally wearied of Will’s arch tone and convoluted writing style. He is undeniably brilliant, but we thought someone like Goldberg would speak more directly and clearly to our readership.

Yours is only the third inquiry we’ve received about Will’s disappearance. Sorry if you miss him, but you can find him on the Washington Post website.

Nope, John Seago is no relation, as far as I know.

Thanks for asking,

Dave Seago

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