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
Carly Fiorina Is Impressive. But She Can’t Save Cruz

Carly Fiorina’s appearance is too late and too desperate and too inconsequential to make the kind of difference that matters.

The GOP Sucks, But It’s Not As Bad As Everyone Thinks

There’s one thing I will never forgive populists for, and that’s forcing me to defend the Republican Party.

Earth Day Teaches Kids All The Wrong Lessons

You don’t need to look farther than your kid’s corrupted science curriculum to understand why Earth Day is problematic.

How Democrats Win Debates By Corrupting The English Language

Today’s debates aren’t only littered with rhetorical distortions. In some ways, many of Democrats’ most potent arguments are built on corrupt language.

Hillary Says She Wants More Questions About Abortion. Here Are 10 She Won’t Answer

During the last Democratic Party debate, Hillary Clinton demanded to know why the press wasn’t asking her about abortion. Good question.

The Obama Administration Is Now Apologizing For America Winning World War II

The Obama administration’s motto might as well be ‘Strength Through Moral Equivalence.’

The Death Star Is A Stupid Idea. Please Stop Making Movies About It

‘Rogue One’ looks great. There’s just one problem.

How The Media Attack Religious Liberty

Most of the media won’t acknowledge that Americans can have sincerely held concerns about participating in a gay wedding.

Sorry, Donald Trump Is Nothing Like Paul Ryan

Be prepared for a slew of silly pieces claiming that all Republicans are really just like Donald Trump. Because why not?

Reminder: Hillary Is Awful On Trade, Too

There’s really not a whole lot of difference between Hillary Clinton’s “economic patriotism” and Donald Trump’s “economic nationalism.”

Face It, Daredevil Is A Terrible Superhero

The Devil of Hell’s Kitchen is the least interesting thing happening in Hell’s Kitchen. And that’s a problem for Daredevil.

What America Should Learn From The Attack In Brussels

Rather than pressuring immigrants to embrace Western cultural norms, we’re the ones being pressured to accept that all ideologies are equally worthwhile.

The Next RNC ‘Autopsy’ Will Be A Real One

Trump’s conservative opponents can take solace. When the RNC backs someone “100 percent,” it usually ends with a humiliating loss.

There Is Absolutely No Reason GOP Should Confirm Merrick Garland

Centrist or hardcore progressive, the Republicans should keep Merrick Garland off the Supreme Court.

The Lesson of 2016: People Are The Worst

Politics brings out the worst in people, and few candidates in American history have demonstrated this better than Donald Trump.

Republicans Must ‘Steal’ This Nomination From Trump

The GOP should now have only one mission: taking the nomination away from Donald Trump.

A Vote For Trump Is A Vote Against American Consumers

Rather than arguing abstract truths, concentrate on the pain Americans will feel if Donald Trump gets his way.

‘China Is Killing Us,’ And Other Populist Myths

China’s economic supremacy is myth. Yet perception is everything in politics. And we believe a lot of ridiculous things.

Democrats Should Worry About Their Own Authoritarianism

Americans are increasingly willing to accept illiberalism if it accomplishes the things they desire. That includes Democrats.

Mitt Romney For President!

Ideologues have destroyed the institution of the presidency. There is only one man who can fix it.