David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi, Senior Editor
David Harsanyi is a senior editor at The Federalist. Harsanyi is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of three books. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, National Review, Reason, New York Post, and numerous other publications. David has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, ABC World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News and dozens of radio talk shows across the country. Reach him at dharsanyi@thefederalist.com
Liberals Don’t Care About Russia. They Care About Protecting Hillary

Why are we more more offended by Trump’s vulgarity than the dangerous actions that allowed Russia to interfere in American politics?

If David Duke Won, Wouldn’t Republicans Have To Vote For Him?

Is David Duke preferable to Hillary Clinton? If your answer is no, then let’s stop pretending an election is always a simple choice.

Friendly Reminder: Bernie Sanders Is A Bigger Authoritarian Than Donald Trump

Much like Donald Trump, Sanders is a conspiracy theorist, a scaremonger, and an anti-science loon. Not to mention he’s so dark and gloomy!

In A Party Full Of Cowards, Cruz Stood Apart

If 2016 is a disaster for his party, Ted Cruz will be the only major Republican to emerge from the Donald Trump fiasco with his principles intact.

5 Times Mike Pence Helped China Steal American Jobs

Politicians like Indiana’s Mike Pence have a lot to answer for.

The Party Of Trump Shuts Down Dissent

There are those willing to drop any pretense of principle to do whatever it takes to facilitate the rise of Trump. One of these people is Reince Priebus.

Mike Pence Is A Fraud

How could someone who believes in free trade share a ticket with someone who likens trade agreements to rape? Mike Pence will explain.

How Obama Divides America

One man can neither unify us nor break us apart on his own. But it’s been a long time since we’ve had a president as divisive as Barack Obama.

No, The GOP Didn’t Change Its Platform To Exclude Gay Victims Of Terror

With the kind of ammunition the RNC platform provides, I’m not sure why some in the media felt the need to mislead people.

Despite Media Hysteria, Violent Crime Is At Record Lows

We have lots of problems. We also live in perhaps the least violent age in American history.

The Director Of The FBI Wants Us To Believe Hillary Is A Moron

The FBI set out to convince America that Hillary Clinton was Mrs. Magoo rather than a rock-ribbed veteran of decades of federal investigations. It failed.

Let’s Debate The Iraq War. Let’s Not Rewrite History

The decision to go to war in Iraq was far more complex, both morally and politically, than today’s debate might suggest.

Hillary Clinton Is Above The Law

No reasonable person could possibly reconcile what FBI Director James Comey said about Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail system with his final recommendation.

Bill Clinton And Loretta Lynch Don’t Have An ‘Optics’ Problem, They Have A Corruption Problem

If Democrats don’t like the optics of the Loretta Lynch-Bill Clinton meeting in Phoenix, they should ask the attorney general to recuse herself.

Where Have All The Free Traders Gone?

Few Republicans pushed back against Donald Trump’s litany of absurdities regarding international trade. Democrats were no better.

Abortion Is Not A Jewish Value

Reform Judaism transformed a faith based on thousands of years learning, achievement, and culture into one beholden to the sacraments of liberalism.

Liberals Shouldn’t Complain About ‘Paranoia And Fear.’ They Perfected It.

No one is innocent when it comes to manipulating voters with emotion. That no one includes a lot of Democrats.

Democrats: We Shall Overcome The Constitution

Nothing ignites the passions of Democrats these days quite like the prospect of gutting the Constitution.

Sorry, Everyone: The American Middle Class Is Winning

The American middle class is disappearing. This is what everyone says, all the time. The only problem is: it’s not true.

On Guns, Democrats Have Lost Their Minds

Many Democrats who refuse to acknowledge Islamic radicalism are now exploiting the ISIS attack to accuse fellow Americans of abetting terrorism.