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
Gun Control Advocates Need To Find Some Better Arguments

After the horrifying slaying of two journalists on live TV, there was predictable shouting about the need for gun control. And we’re still getting nowhere.

Denver: Hey, Let’s Shut Down Businesses That Oppose Gay Marriage

The next front in the war on religious freedom: The Denver City Council wants to discriminates against Chick-Fil-A over its religious views.

Will Joe Biden Have To Answer For His Long Record of Terrible Decisions?

Though Joe Biden may cast himself as some kind of dependable alternative to Clinton, he is an equally calculated candidate.

Questions Every Planned Parenthood Supporter Should Have To Answer

Pro-abortion advocates and Planned Parenthood supporters never have to answer inquiries about the ethical or moral limits of their position.

Trump’s Immigration Plan Is Hardcore Porn For Nativists

Donald Trump’s immigration plan and his support for mass deportation are as ludicrous as they are destructive.

Hey Christians, Say Goodbye To Religious Freedom

A recent decision in Colorado ignores one of the most vital functions of the First Amendment. And now religious liberty is in more danger than ever.

No, Obama Can’t Salvage The Iran Deal Without The Senate

If the president ignores Congress and executes his Iran deal no matter what, it’s just going create an even bigger problem for Democrats.

A Short History Of Government’s Terrible Dietary Advice

In its dietary guidelines, the gov’t. warned that “not eating breakfast has been associated with excess body weight.” It was wrong—and that’s no surprise.

Don’t Be Fooled By Chuck Schumer’s Opposition To The Iran Deal

Would Schumer have opposed the Iran deal if there were any legitimate shot at overriding President Obama’s veto of a motion disapproving the deal? Doubtful.

The GOP Debate Was Awesome. We Need More Like It

The first top-tier Republican presidential debate of the 2016 cycle was one of the most substantive and entertaining I’ve seen in 20 years.

Yes, Carly Fiorina Was Great. But She’s Still Not Electable

A Hillary-Fiorina race would be historic. But the most daunting political challenge Fiorina will face is answering for her own accomplishments.

Barack Obama And Ayatollah Khameini: Two Leaders, One Goal

It’s completely acceptable to speak about your political adversaries as if they were in league with America’s worst enemies. Just ask the president.

Obama Admin: If You Support Israel, Then Support The Mullahs Who Want To Destroy It

If Iran doesn’t have any belligerent intentions, as John Kerry claims, why are we trying to stop them from obtaining nuclear weapons?

Disney World Is The Worst Thing Ever. You Should Definitely Go

However terrible the Disney World experience might seem, it’s worth remember one important thing: it’s not for you.

You Know What’s More Offensive Than Huckabee’s Holocaust Remark? Obama’s Iran Deal

The media are more outraged by the off-hand remarks of a D-list GOP POTUS candidate than they are about Iran being on the threshold of nuclear weapons.

Here’s Why Republicans Hate The Republican Party

If Republicans are incapable of making a compelling case against Planned Parenthood, Iran, or Ex-Im then, really, what exactly can they do?

Releasing Jonathan Pollard Won’t Make The Iran Deal Less Dangerous

The rumored release of Jonathan Pollard, a convicted Israeli spy, has far more to do with Hillary Clinton than the Knesset.

Donald Trump And The Media’s ‘Birther’ Myth

What on earth does the credibility of conservatives have to do with the media covering a worthwhile story?

Americans Understand Iran A Lot Better Than John Kerry

Right now, it seems that the American public is realistic about Iran’s intentions. Or, at least, more realistic than our Secretary of State pretends to be.

CDC: The Centers For Baby Control And Prevention

Abortion supporters may treat the procedure as some sort of charitable, helpful act. But there’s no reason for an ostensibly apolitical agency to do the same.