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
‘Where Are You From?’ And Other Unspeakable Acts Of Bigotry

According to a new guide of Racial Microaggression, the only thing more offensive than asking a person where they’re from is asking them where they were born.

Was I Wrong To Support Gay Marriage?

Love is love, except when a person loves their God and follows the tenets of their faith, evidently.

Jimmy Carter Tries To Rewrite Israel’s History

Jimmy Carter wants to take credit for Middle East peace. To do so he has to expediently skip over a momentous historic event.

The Supreme Court On The Rule Of Law: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

According to the Supreme Court we can make up laws as we go along. As long as our intentions are good.

Even If Obama Loses King v. Burwell, Republicans Will Still Screw It Up

The GOP cares more about potential Burwell blowback than it does about fixing policy, which tells us everything we need to know about GOP effectiveness.

Dear Pope Francis: Here Are Five Times Weapons of War Saved Christians

Since there’s evil in the world, someone needs to make weapons to help defend the innocent. Pope Francis should know this. His own Church might not exist without them.

So What Do Liberals Actually Want To Do About Guns?

What federal law could Congress pass to stop the next Roof? Just saying “Do something about guns” is vacuous political posturing.

Actually, President Obama, Mass Killings Aren’t Uncommon In Other Countries

President Barack Obama responded to the horrific shooting at a historically black church in Charleston that left nine dead with an earnest statement—well, other than that contention that was completely untrue.

Neil Peart Has No Clue What He’s Talking About

Rush’s drummer, Neil Peart , says it’s “very obvious” that Rand Paul “hates women and brown people.”

Why The Trans Fat Ban Is Worse Than You Think

If we can ban trans fats, someone needs to explain what stops the state from banning any unhealthy ingredient it feels like.

NPR’s Diane Rehm Has A List Of Troublesome Jews She Wants You To Know About

In an interview with Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Diane Rehm let slip that she keeps a list of troublesome Jews.

Marco Rubio Is You, America!

The New York Times inadvertently uncovers an average American in Marco Rubio. Will it matter in 2016?

There’s No Proof Americans Want The Supreme Court To Save Obamacare

Only half of Americans “trust” that Supreme Court will do the right thing on Obamacare. But what’s the right thing?

Sorry Ron Fournier, Obama’s Idea Of American Exceptionalism Is Still Unexceptional

The president’s redefinition of American exceptionalism is a rejection of the things that make us unique.

Democrats Are The Only Ones Responsible For The Chaos Of Obamacare

If millions lose subsidies, the fight is going to be over for who the public blames for whatever chaos ensues. The culpability for that chaos belongs in one place.

The Abercrombie & Fitch Case Has Nothing To Do With Religious Liberty

While the Supreme Court’s decision against Abercrombie & Fitch may have been right, it has nothing to do with religious freedom.

Stop Complaining. The GOP Primary Is Going To Be Awesome

The only thing that’s inevitable in politics is crushing disappointment. So you might as well be entertained.

No, The World Isn’t Better Off Because Of The Iraq War

The Iraq War did not accomplish any of its objectives. Republicans should admit it and move on.

Let’s Burn The Global Warming Heretic!

Deadspin says ESPN’s Will Cain must be punished for failing to embrace liberal orthodoxy on global warming.

We’d All Be Better Off If Political Journalists Were Openly Biased

Candidates have nothing to fear from biased questions. Unless, that is, they’re insecure in their own beliefs.