William McGurn

William McGurn

Columnist, The Wall Street Journal


William McGurn is a member of The Wall Street Journal editorial board and writes the weekly "Main Street" column for the Journal each Tuesday. Previously he served as Chief Speechwriter for President George W. Bush.

2020欧洲杯APPMr. McGurn has served as chief editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal in New York. He spent more than a decade overseas -- in Brussels for The Wall Street Journal/Europe and in Hong Kong with both the Asian Wall Street Journal and the Far Eastern Economic Review. And in the mid-1990s, he was Washington Bureau Chief for National Review.

2020欧洲杯APPBill is author of a book on Hong Kong ("Perfidious Albion") and a monograph on terrorism ("Terrorist or Freedom Fighter"). He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, holds a BA in philosophy from Notre Dame and an MS in Communications from Boston University.



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As mobs tear down statues of Lincoln and Grant, where does the Democrat stand?


Who Wants to Be a Cop?

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Detroit’s police chief talks about the respect owed officers—and the respect they owe us.


Cy Vance’s Broken Window

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A top prosecutor affirms his virtue as he shrugs off a church’s vandalism.


The Mayhem Is the Message

June 8, 2020 11:01 pm ET

If the aim of violence is to expose the racism of America, the worse the better.


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The civil-rights champ allies with Asian-Americans against race discrimination.

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