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
The Unmaking Of Marco Rubio

While Rubio’s robotic gaffe had something to do with his showing in New Hampshire, his problems didn’t start there.

New Dumb Talking Point: Ted Cruz Is An Anti-Semite

If you’re a Jew who is offended by “chutzpah” but not by Iran, maybe it’s time to reevaluate your sensitivities.

Obama’s Mosque Speech Was A Dangerous Fantasy

Many of Obama’s ideas about “tolerance” are antithetical to the American experience, not something to celebrate.

Was Donald Trump Really Cheated Out Of Iowa?

Donald Trump says Ted Cruz fraudulently stole Iowa from him. Do his claims have any legitimacy?

A Socialist Nearly Won Iowa. Will The Media Stop Obsessing About Donald Trump 24/7?

So which left-wing publication is going to pull together a bunch of liberal intellectuals for an ‘Against Sanders’ issue?

The Obama Administration Joins The ‘Boycott Israel’ Mob

Why would the United States join the ‘boycott Israel’ movement? Not only is it immoral, it’s centered on a destructive economic idea.

What Happens If Trump Wins?

There are a number of potential scenarios that may unfold if Donald Trump wins the GOP nomination. Every one of them is a disaster for conservatives.

Donald Trump Isn’t Unique

Republicans do not have a monopoly on constitutional purity, but they don’t have a monopoly on podium-thumping, fire breathers either.

Donald Trump Is Not The Solution To GOP Incompetence

If they make Donald Trump the nominee, Republicans will bring every liberal fantasy about their regressive, anti-intellectualism, to vivid life.

Vox’s History Of The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Is Complete Garbage

As an ahistorical apologia of extremism, if fits quite well with Vox’s general coverage of the Middle East.

America 2016: Burn It All Down!

This is an era of anger and populism. It was in 2008 — when the recession shook free the anger and frustrations of many nervous voters — and it still is today.

Why Ted Cruz Is (Accidentally) Right About Edward Snowden

Voters can be critical of a domestic government spying on all its citizens and of Edward Snowden.

Be Thankful For Rancorous Political Debate (The Other Options Are Far Worse)

As ugly and stupid as partisanship can be, the lack of it would be far more destructive. Nowhere has this been more evident than during the Obama years.

Hey Republicans: Don’t Be Hypocrites On The Filibuster

There’s a growing movement among Republicans to weaken the filibuster because the GOP is now frustrated they can’t get things done.

On Guns, Democrats Have Nothing Left But Tears

Barack Obama’s argument on guns is one giant appeal to emotion.

‘Making A Murderer’ Subject Steven Avery Is Guilty As Hell

‘Making a Murderer,’ the story of Steven Avery’s murder conviction, is a remarkable documentary. But that doesn’t make Steven Avery innocent of murder.

Obama’s Legacy Will Be Executive Overreach

Obama’s executive actions won’t do much to stop guns. What they will do is continue to mainstream a dangerous idea about governing.

Admit It. You Just Want Your Own Dictator

It’s worth remembering that those empowered to make everything great also have the power to do everything horrible.

The ‘Isolationist’ Smear

‘Isolationist,’ much like ‘neocon,’ is quickly becoming a meaningless label used to smear opponents.

Dems Want Republicans To Bring A Muslim To The State Of The Union. Here’s Who The GOP Should Invite

The GOP has a chance to invite Muslims who will provide some much-needed perspective in the debate over terrorism.