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
Will Those Who Accused Trump of Abetting Anti-Semitism Over JCC Threats Offer A Mea Culpa?

The idea the United States is especially unsafe for Jews in “Trump era” is a myth pushed by the Left for political reasons.

Democrats Shouldn’t Dismiss Nunes’ Spying Claims So Quickly

It’s not implausible that information legally obtained about Trump was subsequently abused by a government agency. In fact, Democrats have been warning us for years that something like this would happen.

The Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election.’ Repeat. The Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election’

After FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of an investigation into potential ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, conspiracy theorists rejoiced. Yet it’s almost Read Full Article >

Trump’s Budget Is An Attack On The Bureaucratic State

The Trump blueprint is less of a budgeting document than a plan to begin rolling back some of the worst excesses of the bureaucratic state.

Chuck Schumer’s Attacks On Neil Gorsuch Are Un-American

Chuck Schumer’s case against Neil Gorsuch relies on an argument that distorts the entire purpose of the Supreme Court.

How Not To Defend Western Civilization

‘To be an American is an ideal.’ Steve King doesn’t get it. Nor do his detractors, who conflate a defense of Western civilization with ‘white nationalism.

Here’s How The GOP Can Fix The Obamacare Repeal Mess

Republicans should stop shirking townhalls, supporting half measures, and diverting blame and pass the 2016 Obamacare repeal bill.

The GOP Repeal Plan Sucks. But Is It Better Than Nothing?

Is Obamacare Lite preferable to Obamacare? After years of GOP promises, this is the question conservatives will probably have to ask themselves.

Why Is Cory Gardner Trying To Save Obamacare?

Cory Gardner is a politician who owes his political career to the unpopularity of Obamacare. Now, he threatens to save it.

On Russia, Trump’s Haters And Boosters Are Making America Stupid

Donald Trump has a responsibility to offer concrete evidence before demanding investigations. As do Democrats.

Baseball Won’t Change Politics, But Politics Will Definitely Ruin Baseball

Baseball players already provide a wonderful example of American civility. They do this by not incessantly talking about politics.

Keith Ellison Wasn’t Smeared, He Was Exposed

Democrats argue that Keith Ellison has apologized, so bringing up his past is a ‘smear.’ Even if he is a new man, it’s not a slur to put a politician’s career into context.

If You Want Israeli-Palestinian Peace, Stop Talking About A ‘Two-State Solution’

Before you get a two-state solution, both people have to learn how to live in peace. Not the reverse.

Want To Improve Baseball? Make The National League Adopt The Designated Hitter

There is no other major sport where an athlete is asked to perform a task so completely out of his comfort zone. The designated hitter fixes this problem.

Stop Belittling The Holocaust With Your Stupid Nazi Analogies

Gross equivalences about the Holocaust and Nazis belittle the memory of millions who died in unimaginably horrifying ways.

When It Comes To Michael Flynn, Everyone Needs To Get A Grip

What if the Michael Flynn kerfuffle falls somewhere between being completely innocuous and being the worst foreign policy scandal of the past 40 years?

Why The Resistance Is The Best Thing That’s Happened To Donald Trump

By offering a zero-sum choice, Democrats have made defending Donald Trump a lot easier.

Republicans Should Make Elizabeth Warren The Voice Of Democrats

Republicans should do everything in their power to ensure that Elizabeth Warren becomes the voice of the Democratic Party.

Authoritarianism Is Not Confined To One Political Party

None of Barack Obama’s wrongdoings absolve President Donald Trump of his. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t point them out.

Trump Is Right. Churches Should Be Free To Express Themselves Politically

While journalists were getting worked up over a quip about Arnold Schwarzenegger, Trump said something more consequential at the National Prayer Breakfast