“General George Washington Resigns his Commission” by John Trumbull. Courtesy US Capitol
George Washington
A Man for All Seasons

George Washington was neither a saint nor a scoundrel. He was, above all, an institutionalist—and it is this Washington we need today.

Appeared in: Volume 15, Number 5 | Published on: March 20, 2020
Nicole Penn is program manager for Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
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